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Antique jewellery is often steeped in history and romance, and here this ring in its own subtle way displays both. This antique ring is what is affectionately called a "Toi et Moi" ring, whose history goes back to Josephine and Napoleon Bonaparte. The term â€śToi et Moiâ€ť is French for â€śYou and Meâ€ť and is used for a ring with two main stones and this is believed to have started when Napoleon gave Josephine a sapphire and diamond engagement ring in 1776. Since then, this has become a wonderfully romantic design for jewellery that displays love between two people in a gorgeous design that will always be admired. This ring was handmade in 18 carat yellow gold in the early 1900's, on one side is a beautiful pure white pearl sitting opposite a European cut diamond measuring 0.42 carats. Claw set to allow the maximum amount of light to enter and dance through the stone, sitting opposite each other, the pearl and diamond truly compliment each other so well. Then on each band the ring is set with five single cut diamonds that total 0.10 carats and emphasise the beautiful soft curve to the band. Measuring 9.1mm wide at the centre by 14.8mm across from one end diamond over to the other, this antique ring is as beautiful as it is romantic. Stock# ES9771 Circa: 1900 $5,300
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This ring was made during the Victorian period in the 1870's and not only looks so beautiful from the top, but it also has a locket compartment on the reverse side. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, the design is beautiful with a traditional cluster of pearls surrounding a rose cut diamond in the centre. And looking close, the setting around the diamond is so charming as it is set into a gorgeous star design. On each side are three more pearls that are set among beautiful hand engraved shoulders that add that extra element of charm and character to the ring. Turning the ring over reveals a sweet and charming aspect of the ring - a locket compartment for hair or even a very small photo. This makes this ring so much more charming and romantic than so many massed produced rings and this ring showcases why antique jewellery is not only so beautiful but so romantic as well. Measuring 9.7mm wide at the centre, this is a lovely example of a genuine Victorian era ring that will always look perfect on the hand. Stock# U205 Circa: 1870 $2,150
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Here is such a beautiful antique pearl and diamond ring that look so beautiful from the top, as well as from the pierce work on the sides, and is even more incredible when you think that it was made 136 years ago and still looks so beautiful. Both the pearls and the diamond are beautifully set low down into the band with the pearls being set in straight boxes and the diamond in a sideways direction. The European cut diamond in the centre measures 0.05 carats, and sparkles so elegantly as well as having all the charm and character of being a genuine antique cut diamond. Measuring 6.2m wide at the top and then tapering down to an elegant 2.4mm wide at the back, the scroll work on the sides is so gorgeous and adds that extra element of beauty. Made in 15 carat gold, this ring both sits and feels so comfortable on the finger and is perfect for any woman of any age. Stock# ES8757 Hallmarked: Chester 1884 $Sold.
Here is a very beautiful and elegant antique pearl and diamond ring that was made in the late Victorian era in 1893 that looks as beautiful today as when it was made well over 120 years ago, and will suit the finger of any woman of any age and will always be loved and admired. Hand made in 18 carat yellow gold, sitting proudly in the centre is a lovely European cut diamond measuring 0.18 carats that sparkles so beautifully and is then highlighted with a pearl on each side. This combination of pearl and diamonds works so well and is further highlighted with the elegant scroll work on each side. Measuring 14.2mm across, this is such an elegant ring that is not ostentatious in the slightest and one that sits perfectly on the finger where it will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES8855 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1893 $1,750
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Jewellery made in the Victorian period of the 19th Century is so charming and full of character, and this can be seen here is this very beautiful antique pearl and diamond cluster ring made in the 1870's. Hand made in 18 carat yellow gold in the centre is a European cut diamond that measures 0.08 carats and is surrounded by eight natural pearls in a traditional cluster design. This cluster section measures 10mm in diameter and then the shoulders are just as beautiful as the top. With a beautiful split design that is hand carved, this adds so much more charm and character to the ring showing how much attention to detail went into making this ring. Perfect for any finger, this antique pearl and diamond ring is just divine. Stock# ES8848 Circa: 1870 $3,600
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Here is a magnificent antique pearl and diamond ring with exquisite scroll work sides that is so beautiful to admire from the top as it is from the sides. Not only was this ring so beautifully hand made in the 1890's, it is also still in incredible condition even well after 100 years have passed. Made in 18ct gold the ring is set with three pearls and highlighted by two antique European cut diamonds set on each side of the centre diamond. These diamonds total 0.40 carats and from one end pearl across to the other end pearl, this distance measures 17.9mm by 7.2mm wide at the centre. Antique diamonds have all the charm of being cut by hand and add the perfect amount of sparkle to an already incredible beautiful ring. And then there is that stunning work on the side. The scroll work is just incredible and will have you admiring the side of the ring, just as much as the top. It is incredible to see the quality and craftsmanship that went into making this ring, and gives you a real appreciation for what was created. From all angles, this is one of the finest scroll work rings that you could ever hope to find that is in superb condition and destined to always be loved and admired. Stock# ES7707 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here is a magnificent antique pearl and diamond ring with exquisite scroll work on the sides that is just captivating and will have you admiring it every time that it is on your finger. So beautifully hand made in 18ct yellow gold, this ring dates from the 1890's and is set with five pearls that stand out so well. And then to add the most discreet and elegant sparkle, there are two rose cut diamonds set between each pearl with an additional one at each end. This fine attention to detail to add just the right amount of sparkle while never taking away from the pearls, is what makes antique jewellery so exciting and unique. And then when you look at the ring from the side, it will take your breath away with so much detail in the scroll work. Hours of labour would have gone into this part of the ring alone and really makes you appreciate the time and effort that went into making this ring over a century ago. Measuring 21.5mm across by 5.4m wide at the centre, this antique pearl and diamond ring is simply perfect. Stock# T540 Circa: 1890 $Sold
Here is a very charming and easy to wear antique pearl and diamond ring that was made in the Edwardian period of the early 1900's. Made in 15ct rose gold, the colour of the 15ct gold is just so beautiful to see on its own or when it is on your finger and the colour is such a beautiful warm colour. Set with two pearls and a diamond in the centre, the ring is designed with a rope twist border on both sides that leads down to the double style band at the back. At the centre, the ring measures 7.5mm wide and tapers down to 2.5mm wide at the back and the design and style of this ring will suit any finger and always look so elegant day or night. A very charming antique pearl and diamond ring that will suit any finger, it will also look so elegant on its own or along side other antique rings on your hand. Stock# ES6765 Circa: 1910 $Sold.