A stunning 18ct Gold Antique ruby and Diamond ring inlaid with ten precious gemstones arranged into a checkerboard design, which we just love. Five gleaming Diamonds sit snugly alongside five cherry red Rubies, all set within 18ct Gold!
You'll certainly be reaching for this Victorian ring when you are in the mood for something fancy! The ring's smooth 18ct Gold band means she will sit comfortably on your finger, so you can wear her daily, and with ease. What's not to love!
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
RING SIZE: UK Size M/ US Size 6.
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MEASUREMENTS: Five Diamonds graduate from 2.4mm up to 2.6mm (approx 0.30ct total Diamond ct).
Five Rubies graduate from 2.5mm up to 2.7mm (approx Ruby total = 0.51ct).
Band 2mm wide leading up to 6.5mm on the face.
MATERIALS: 18ct Gold, Natural Ruby (no indication of heat treatment), Antique Diamonds.
HALLMARKS: Tested as 18ct Gold.
EXCELLENT. This 18ct Gold Antique Ruby Diamond "Checkerboard" ring has bags of personality and charm, and is offered in excellent antique condition. The gemstones are all securely set with no movement, and all the claws are intact- so you can wear this ring with confidence.
The Rubies and Diamonds are all natural, earth-mined gemstones with no evidence of any treatments. There is no evidence of previous re-sizing and the shank is thick and robust enough to wear daily with ease. The scrolled 18ct Gold gallery is the "cherry on top"- adding a beautiful feminine finish to an outstanding antique ring!