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Antique: Ruby and Diamond Ring, Gypsy Set Ring in 18ct Gold, Diamond Star

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Antique Victorian Diamond & Ruby Ring, 18ct Yellow-Gold, Size 8 3/4

Any lover of old cut diamonds will appreciate this pretty, antique three stone diamond and ruby ring. From England, this is a fully hallmarked (1890), 18ct gold band ring. It may have been worn as a wedding band or a stacking ring. It's perfect for the woman who loves old cut diamonds and stars.

The sparkling old cut diamond is set within a carved star flanked by deep red rubies on either side. These rings are also known as "Gypsy" or "Gypsy Set" for the style of the stone setting: deep enough to accommodate gems that are set into the ring and flush set with the surface. Technically speaking, the stones have tiny prongs and are really prong set, but they are often referred to as gypsy set.

Dimensions & Details:

  • The ring is 18ct gold, with one old cut diamonds and two rubies.
  • The ring is a U.S. size 8 3/4 and a UK size R, weighs 3.37 grams.
  • The ring can be sized.

Origin

  • England.

Period & Hallmarks

  • Hallmarked for 18ct gold, Birmingham, 1890.
  • Maker's mark: S.U.

Condition

  • The ring is in good antique condition other than general wear and surface scratching that one would expect to see in a a piece of this age. There is a very faint line on the inside of the band at the back of the ring, possibly indicating a previous sizing, 

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Additional Details

SKU:
#RG230

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