Antique Victorian ruby and diamond ring, hallmarked Birmingham 1894

AU$3,000.00

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This ring features three bright red unheated rubies surrounded by old cut diamonds in 18-carat gold, and was made in Birmingham in 1894. 

It’s a style that enjoyed popularity in England for many years. I have seen similar examples dating up to the start of World War One in 1914. 

Some were set with sapphires, or other precious gems. Nine-carat versions were made too – these were more likely to be set with semiprecious stones such as garnets or amethysts.

This would make a lovely dress ring or antique engagement ring. 

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• Handmade in 18-carat yellow gold

• Three round mixed cut deep red natural unheated rubies estimated to total 0.30 carats

• Eight old round cut diamonds estimated to total 0.20 carats, graded set as H-J/VS & SI

• Comes with an independent insurance valuation for $5,250

• Size approximately 6 3/4 or N, but easily resized free of charge 

• Face of ring is 9.1mm tall, 13.8mm from ruby to ruby

• Weight is 2.9 grams

• In excellent antique condition

• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique boxes are not for sale)

• Note: some of the other rings are for sale separately. Please get in touch if you’d like information about any of them

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description. 

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

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