Antique Garnet and Pearl Cluster Ring

This ring was crafted at a time when pearls were only accessible to the wealthy, due to rarity and price. Finding pearls that matched in size, shape, and color could take years, as the farming of pearls wasn’t developed until the 1920s. This ring was made around 1850, and quite possibly belonged to a well-to-do Victorian woman, with a great sense of style!

This early Victorian garnet and pearl cluster ring was handcrafted in England. It is a size 7.5 and weighs 2.6 grams. It features a pretty, deep red faceted garnet that is 5 x 4.2 mm in size and is surrounded by eight half round pearls. The face measures 12.3 x 11.3 x 5.0 mm. There are no marks and it has been acid tested as 15 karat gold at the top with a 9 karat gold portion of shank, likely from be re-sized or re-shanked in the lower karat.

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Item ID:RG0317047V

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