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Georgian Garnet Cabochon Pearl Star Memorial Ring, 5.90ct- c.1768

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SKU: X0927

Description:

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A magnificent Georgian Garnet cabochon Pearl star memorial ring. Dating all the way back to 1768, this ring is such a rare find - we are honoured to have her in our collection! From her black Enamel to her star-set Pearl, she possesses a Gothic beauty unlike any other.

Boasting a dark magenta hue, her 5.90ct grooved Garnet cabochon sits proud atop a buttery 18ct Gold shank, a lustrous Pearl nestled snugly in her centre. Steeped in history, this is the perfect ring for all you celestial lovers out there. Smooth and solid, she will bring a gorgeous antique glamour to any outfit, and is bound to make any onlookers jealous!

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1758.

RING SIZE: UK Size L / US Size 5 & 1/2
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MEASUREMENTS: Ring head is 12.5mm tall x 10.5mm wide.
Garnet is 12.5mm tall x 10mm wide, approx. 5.90ct.
Pearl is approx. 2.8mm wide.
Ring band is 2.4mm wide throughout. 
Weight: 4.4g.

MATERIALS: 18ct Gold, Enamel, Garnet, natural Pearl.

HALLMARKS: Enamel text reads "CATH : HERRIES . OB : 8 FEB 1768 AET : 61". Tests as 18ct Gold. 

Condition:

VERY GOOD. This Georgian Garnet cabochon Pearl star memorial ring is in very good antique condition. The 18ct Gold remains as bright and buttery as ever, retaining its saturated hue remarkably well over the years. Whilst there is some minor Enamel loss to the back of the Gold band, the text is still legible, and this is in keeping with the age of the ring. The Garnet is in lovely condition too, its grooved shape intact, with only a couple of very small nibbles to cabochon itself. The Pearl is also impeccable, and is securely set within the Gold star settings. Overall, we simply can't believe the fabulous condition of this ring, she will continue to delight for years to come!

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