Antique Victorian Ruby, Pearl and Green Garnet Ring, 15k Gold, Hallmarked 1878

He asked her if he could walk her to her carriage. She heard her younger sisters giggle from the next room, with glee and a tinge of envy. With a practiced smile and a spark in her eye she said yes. As they walked in silence through the afternoon post-rain mist, she couldn’t help but think that these sorts of things don’t happen in real life; they’re reserved for books and imaginations. He broke custom by brushing her pale skin, and touching her ring, filled with emeralds and set in gold. “Beautiful,” he said, staring right into her wide eyes. And she, too stunned and swept away to speak, blushed and disappeared behind the carriage curtain. 

Little did he know, she wore this ring only for special occasions, as you should as well. It was built with delicacy and crafted with the thought that it would be worn for very special events. 

This Victorian ruby, green garnet and pearl ring was handcrafted in Birmingham, England in 1878. The two red rubies on the sides of this beautiful ring measure 4 x 4 mm, they have a closed back and are in good condition. In the center of the ring face are three bezel set round garnets, measuring 1.8 mm in diameter, with closed backs. All the pearls are nicely set, measuring 2 mm in diameter. There are eight shiny pearls in all. It’s a delicate ring, meant for extraordinary occasions. Around the band are exquisite and ornate engravings, creating a regal feel. It is fully hallmarked with the number ‘15’ meaning it was made in 15 karat gold, the number ‘.625’ which is the gold purity content, an anchor for Birmingham, and the year letter code ‘d’ for 1878. The face measures 17.2 mm from north to south and 17.0 mm from east to west. It is 3.2 mm deep. The back of the band is 2.5 mm wide. This ring is a size 7.5 and weighs 2.6 grams. 

For that memorable night decorated in jewels, for an engagement, a 10th wedding anniversary, or the art gala of the year, for these this ring is perfection personified. 

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 Item ID:RGA18014VA




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