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DUNDEE

Ring MVA46-DUN

Collection: Scottish Towns

Stone size: 0.75ct-1.25ct; other sizes available to order.

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Description: Modern classic solitaire with elegant split shank, named after the Scottish town of Dundee. Elegant split shank flows up into the geometric V-prong setting. Shank is available plain or with two rows of pave diamond accents. Matching wedding band available.

Accommodates: Round brilliant cut center stone, or a CELTIC-CUT 10-sided round stone.

the story for the design

The Story

Dundee is a picturesque central Lowland Scottish town on the north bank of the River Tay, which feeds to the North Sea. Dundee’s success as a seaport trading town dates back to the 12th Century, and on the coronation of King John in 1292 it became a Royal Burgh.

Throughout its history, Dundee has been a pivotal town during times of conflict, being captured and recaptured by English forces, Robert the Bruce, the Marquess of Montrose, and the Jacobites.

Today, Dundee is promoted as 'One City, Many Discoveries' for its history of scientific activity, shipbuilding, biomedical and technological industries, and universities. The brand new Dundee Victoria & Albert Museum is set to open by 2015.