Exquisite, Victorian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold Ruby & old-cut Diamond ring. Dated 1897, maker TH
A beautiful Antique 18ct yellow gold ruby and diamond ring with a central, old-cut diamond flanked by two Rubies mounted in a rich 18ct yellow gold setting.
The head of the ring measures 19.5 x 6.1mm (from decorative edge to decorative edge on shoulders).
The Diamond is bright & fiery, it measures 2.5mm and is flanked by two ‘pigeons blood’ red Rubies each measuring 2mm.
Total gemstone carat weight is approximately 0.12ct.
Victorians were very sentimental and often used the language of gemstones to relay messages to loved ones, Rubies represent passion and Diamonds are forever.
Diamonds are the traditional birthstone for April
Rubies are the traditional birthstone for July
Hallmarked: crown, 18ct (18 carat gold), anchor (birmingham assay mark) X (date letter for 1897) TH (makers initials)
Ring size: UK: Q , US: 8.5
Weight : 3.6 grams
Hallmarks: As above
Date: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Condition: Good antique condition
Product code: RG399