Antique Victorian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold Sapphire, Ruby & Diamond Double Heart, Romantic Ring
A romantic, Victorian Ruby, Sapphire & diamond twin heart ring, featuring a Sapphire and Ruby surrounded by diamonds in the design of a double heart, with decorative shoulders tapering slightly to the shank, all beautifully worked in 18carat yellow gold.
The romantic Victorians often used romantic motifs in their jewellery designs, the meaning behind this ring is as follows:
The double heart represents two hearts bonded together by love,
Sapphires represent commitment
Rubies for passion,
and diamonds for everlasting love.
This gemstone mounted double heart ring dates back to the late 19th Century and would probably have been gifted to a bride on her wedding day.
The Sapphire measures 2.5mm and is a beautiful cornflower blue.
The Ruby measures 3mm and is a beautiful “pigeons blood red”.
There are a total of sixteen, eight-cut diamonds.
Total gemstone weight is approximately: 0.35 to 0.40ct
Hallmarked: 18ct (denotes 18carat gold)
The head of the ring measures 7.5mm wide and the length across the finger is 12mm.
RING SIZE: UK N 1/2 US 7
WEIGHT: 2.5 grams
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
PRODUCT CODE: RG470