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Antique 18ct Gold Ruby & Diamond Gypsy Ring c.1912

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Description:

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This ring is an exemplary piece of jewellery made just after the Edwardian era came to a close.

With a central Old cut Diamond and two beautiful pigeon-blood red Rubies in a traditional gypsy-style star setting, and made from 18ct Gold, it truly is a quality piece. It has a good weight to it and a robust, quality feel that can wear with confidence.

Fully hallmarked with "18" and the Crown to signify the purity of the Gold, it's a quality piece!  A remarkable piece of history in excellent antique condition, ready for a new adventure!

Easily sized up or down to fit.

Item Details:

ERA:  Edwardian (hallmarked either 1912 or 1916).

RING SIZE: UK Size O 1/2 / US Size 7 1/4
The Diamond measures 1.5mm in diameter
The Rubies are 2.5mm in diameter
The band graduates from 3mm wide at the back up to 7mm at the front
Weight: 3g
Resizing available on request - just send us a message to enquire!

MATERIALS:  18ct Yellow Gold, Ruby, Diamond.

HALLMARKS:  Maker's Mark "L&W", "Crown", "18", Birmingham Assay, date letter partially obscured- "r" or "n" for the year 1912 or 1916.

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  This antique Ruby and Diamond "gypsy" ring is in perfect condition throughout! The 18ct Gold is bright and well-polished with only minor scuffs to the very back of the band- as you might expect from a genuine piece of antique jewellery.  The Diamond and Rubies are well-set and have beautiful colour and sparkle. The band over-sized hallmarks are still visible and confidently place this ring in the early 1900's, although it's slightly uncertain whether the date letter is an "r" or an "n", so we can say for sure whether the ring was made in 1912 or 1916. Overall this ring is in exceptional condition for a piece well over 100 years old!  A testament to the craftsmanship of the Edwardians and to the loving care of its previous owners.