Circa 1890 18K Yellow Gold Diamond Pink Ruby Ring Size 4.25Lovely Victorian era natural earth mined ruby ring featuring 3 oval cut rubies in reddish pink and 4 accented faceted diamond chips. The head of the ring measures 15.43mm wide, 6.67mm deep and has a rise off the finger of 3.09mm. The ring is partially hallmarked. At some point the ring was sized and the gold content mark and the Birmingham anchor mark were sized out of the ring. The ring has the Birmingham date code of Q for 1890-1891. A Makers mark is present and intact. It appears to say WGM. Inclusions are visible in the rubies under magnification and, minor facet wear to the top of the stones and one stone has a noted girdle chip.
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Size: Approx 4.25
Weight: Approx 2.5 grams all inclusive
Hallmarks: A number 2, WGM, Gold Crown Mark, Date Letter Q, Unreadable stamp, 24, unreadable stamp
Main Stone: Natural ruby, unknown depth to stones. Measuring approx 3.6mm deep, 3.3mm wide center, 3.2mm deep 3.13mm wide on accents. Unknown if treated.
Secondary Stone: 4 rough cut diamonds approx 1mm estimated
Notable: Unpolished. Soap and Water bath only. Shows wear consistent with age.
All of my gold and silver is authenticated before listing for sale. This piece has been xray analyzed using a Niton XRF Spectrometer to ensure the metal makeup meets industry standards for solid gold jewelry. Where appropriate, acid testing has been used as well. You will not buy gold or silver from me that does not meet the industry standards for how the piece is marked unless noted in the listing.
Gemstones have been tested using a presidium gem tester and have not been reviewed, except where noted, by a gemologist so please assume they are lab produced stones as my opinions are only my opinions. Diamonds have been verified using a presidium diamond tester, they have not been sized or graded by a gemologist. All measurements of stones have been done using a digital caliper, are approximate and may not be exact.
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This item condition is overall very good condition.
This item will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail, fully insured with a direct signature from the named buyer required.
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Tags: Jewelry rings, Return, Used, Wedding
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