Exquisite Victorian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold Sapphire, Ruby & rose-cut Diamond boat ring, Chester 1917
Five old-cut gemstones adorn this quintessential Victorian ring, beautifully made in 18ct yellow gold with a central Sapphire, flanked by two rose-cut diamonds and two Rubies, mounted in a delicately carved scrolling gallery and plain shank.
The centre Sapphire measures 3.5mm and is flanked by two x 1.5mm, old rose-cut Diamonds and two, 2.5mm Rubies.
The Sapphire is a lovely royal blue colour, there is a slight abrasion to the facets on the centre Sapphire (visible under a jewellers loupe).
The Rubies are a lovely pinky red colour.
Hallmarked: crown, 18 (denotes 18ct gold), Chester assay mark, R (Date for 1917) together with makers initials T & ?
Sapphire is the traditional birthstone for September
Ruby is the traditional birthstone for July
Diamond is the traditional birthstone for April
This pretty antique ring, looks great on its own or stacked with other rings.
The width of the ring is 6.5mm and length across the finger is 17.4mm.
RING SIZE: UK: N USA: 7
WEIGHT: 2.1 grams
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Edwardian (1901 to 1910)