Antique ruby and diamond ring

£385.00

An antique ring set with an oval facetted pink ruby flanked by old cut diamonds. A simple handmade open work setting with tapered shoulders and a ridged design that continues around the back of the finger. The diamonds would have been cut mid Victorian era but most likely not set into this particular ring until early 20th century. 

1 in stock

SKU: E683-11 Category:
Metal:
18t gold.
Marks:
Unmarked.
Stones:
Central oval facetted pink ruby. Each side is an old cut diamond, each approximately 0.10ct.
Measurements:
8mm wide with a rise off the finger approximately 4mm.
Weight:
3.70 grams.
Condition:
The ruby shows sign of past wear in the form of a small chip on the table facet as well as minor rubbing visible under magnification. One diamond is also chipped. Condition has been taken into account when pricing. The shank is likely a replacement having been built up thanks to 100 years of wear. This is very common practice and gives jewellery a significantly extended life.
Finger size:
UK Q 1/2 - US 8 1/4.