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Rare 18ct Gold Ruby Diamond "Chequerboard" Ring, (0.45ct Diamond)

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SKU: 5433



This rare 18ct Gold Ruby Diamond "Chequerboard" ring is simply stunning. Inlaid with 0.45cts of bright old mine cut Diamonds and 0.60cts of scarlet Rubies, this antique ring is a visual feast for the eye. 

This Victorian dress ring is a cut above the rest. The healthy carat weights and colours of both the Diamonds and the Rubies are sought after in the jewellery world, making this an all the more pleasing find. This ring will soon become your new favourite addition to your jewellery box.

Item Details:

ERA: Late Victorian, c.1890-1900.

RING SIZE: UK Size N.5 / US Size 6 & 3/4
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MEASUREMENTS: Chequerboard ring head 15mm long x 7mm wide x 3.5mm ring profile. 
Diamonds graduate from 2.5mm diameter to 3mm long x 3.5mm wide. 
Rubies graduate from 2.5mm diameter to 3mm long x 3.5mm wide.
Total approximate Diamond carat weight is 0.45ct.
Total approximate Ruby carat weight is 0.60ct.
Ring band graduates from 1.5mm wide at the back to 3.5mm wide at the ring shoulders.
Weight: 2.7g. 

MATERIALS: Solid 18ct Gold, Ruby, Old Mine Cut Diamonds (Approx 0.45ct, Assessed Mounted, VS-SI Clarity).

HALLMARKS: Tests as solid 18ct Gold throughout.


EXCELLENT: This rare 18ct Gold Ruby Diamond "Chequerboard" ring is in fabulous condition throughout. You can tell that the entirety of the ring has been well-thought-out in design, with each gemstone mirroring each other in dimension. All of the Rubies and Diamonds are well-matched in colour and fire, with the old mine cut Diamonds in particular certainly pleading their case for how amazing antique Diamonds can be! There are no signs of resizing or wear to the band too, so you can wear and enjoy this ring for many more years.