Antique Victorian Pearl Sapphire Diamond Ring Hallmarked 1894

She wore pearls on her wedding day, like her mother had, and her mother’s mother before her. Her hair was dotted with them and her jewelry was decorated in them. She walked down the aisle in lace, holding pale pink gerbera daisies, holding steady eye contact with her soon to be husband. She was a young bride, and more sure of herself than most. After her perfect vows had been said, and the ‘I Do’s’ exchanged, he slipped a ring of milky white pearls onto her finger. She smiled so confidently, so happily, just as the sun hit the spot in the sky where its rays shown through the stained glass windows and adorned her gown in colored light. The guests gasped in delight, she was radiant.

This antique Victorian pearl ring accented with sapphires and a rose cut  diamond was made in Birmingham, England, in 1894. There are 10 beautiful creamy white pearls that decorate the face, each 2.2 mm in diameter. Patterned within these pearls are two deep blue sapphires, 1 mm in diameter. At the center of all this beauty, is a round white rose cut diamond, 1.4 mm in diameter. This piece is fully hallmarked and bears the crown and anchor, for Birmingham, England, the gold purity mark, ‘18’, for 18 karat gold, and the letter mark, ‘n’, for 1894. The face is 6.7 x 17.6 x 2.3 mm and the bandwidth is 3 mm. This ring is a size 7 and weighs 3.7 grams.

This beautiful classic ring is meant for fancy occasions, for special moments, for taking your breath away.



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