Antique Victorian Ruby, Diamond and Emerald Ring in 18k Gold

I was wandering the streets of the ancient city of Bath in the summertime. The air was warm and pleasant, people were slowly wandering the shopping streets, soaking up the sun. I saw a twinkle through a store window. There was no signage on the door and before I could knock, a kind silver-haired woman let me in. She told me stories of the old chair in the corner and rattled off names of members of parliament who had, at one time or another, sat in it. She pointed out silverware owned by soothsayers and outlaws. She even made me tea with a recipe from her great-grandmother, an Italian woman, who refused to speak English because she found it unattractive. She then showed me one of her great-grandmother’s many rings. It was a golden ring with gemstones imitating the Italian flag. I said, “Non c'è posto come l'Italia!” And she gave me a great deal and let me sit in that chair. 

This lovely antique ring was made in Birmingham, England around the year 1890. It was handcrafted in 18 karat gold. It features three rows of stones – a row of six green emeralds, a row of six white diamonds, and a row of six red rubies. Each stone is 1.5 mm in diameter. The face of this ring looks like the beautiful flag of Italy! Bella Roma! The face measures 7.6 x 13.4 x 3.5 mm. This piece was hallmarked with the crown, marking its origin as English, an anchor, meaning it was made in Birmingham, and the gold purity mark of, ‘18’. It is a size 6 and weighs 2.7 grams. 

This utterly fabulous ring would make a fantastic and unusual engagement or right hand ring. Oh, and it goes really well with beneath a Christmas tree! 

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