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Here is a very beautiful and unique antique emerald and pearl ring made in 1869 that looks so good on the finger and will amaze people when they discover how old it is. It is incredible to think that this ring was made in 1869 and can still be worn every day. Made in 15ct gold, the ring measures 5.8mm wide at the top and tapers down so elegantly to 3.1mm wide at the back of the ring. Set with three natural emeralds in such a distinct setting, on each side are two pearls that are again set into such an amazing design. The beautiful border around both the emeralds and the pearls really makes this ring stand out as does the small gold balls on each side giving this ring a somewhat Gothic look and feel to it. In wonderful condition, this is a fabulous example of a mid-Victorian ring that looks as good today as when it was made all those years ago. Stock# ES8148 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1869 $1,300
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Here is a fantastic antique 18ct gold ring from the Georgian era of the early 1800's that has such a simple yet amazing design and one that looks so beautiful and regal on the finger. It's incredible to think that this ring is over 200 years old and still in amazing condition and one that will certainly be a conversation starter. In the centre is a smokey quartz that has been foil backed. This technique of foil backing, was where the jeweller took a stone either natural or man-made, and put a sliver of foil behind the closed setting. This would allow for the foil to reflect through the stone to help enhance the sparkle of the stone. Typical of the Georgian period this style of jewellery is so sought after. Quartz of which smokey quartz, amethyst, citrine and rock crystal all come from, is considered the level for a gemstone that is durable enough to be worn all the time. With a hardness of 7 on the Moh's scale of hardness, anything below this is considered soft, and anything above much more durable. This is why rock crystal for example was often used for seals and intaglios during this time. The stone itself measures 11.3mm across by 9.1mm and is sitting atop a lovely band with the remnants of very beautiful hand engraving. This is a lovely genuine antique ring from the Georgian era, and one that will always be admired for its design as well as longevity. Stock# ES8054 Circa: 1800 $Sold.
The colour from these natural rubies, the sparkle from the diamonds and the incredible hand carded sides in this antique ruby and diamond ring all come together to create a magnificent ring that will always be loved and admired. Hand made in the late Victorian era of the 1890's, this ring is set with three vibrant natural Burmese rubies, and separated by two diamonds on each side of the centre ruby. The centre ruby measures 1 carat and the two side rubies total 0.70 carats and the colour and transparency of these rubies shows why Burmese rubies have long been regarded as the finest in the world. So many rubies today are quite cloudy inside or have been glass or lead filled which is an incredibly unstable treatment, so finding rubies of this quality is always lovely to see and admire. The four diamonds total 0.16 carats and add the right amount of sparkle and elegance to the ring, and from left to right the ring measures 18mm by 6.4mm wide at the centre. And when you look at the side of the ring you will be astounded at the fine scroll work on the side that shows just how well this ring was made over 120 years ago. This antique ruby and diamond ring will suit a multitude of occasions from a ruby anniversary to an engagement and everything in between and no matter the occasion, is destined to always be loved and admired. Stock# ES7031 Circa: 1890 $9,250
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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 $1,350
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Perfect for any occasion, this antique ruby and diamond ring is just so attractive and easy to wear all the time. Made in Birmingham in 1910, the ring is set with one beautiful Burmese ruby that measures 0.20 carats and two diamonds that total 0.06 carats and are set into the band making it very practical to wear all the time. The pattern surrounding both the ruby and the diamonds really adds that extra character to the ring and the ring measures 7.1mm wide at the top and tapers down to 3.1mm wide at the back. With a gorgeous vibrant ruby highlighted by the diamonds, this antique ruby and diamond ring is just perfect to wear all the time. Stock# ES6274 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1910 $Sold.
Made in 1912, this antique ruby and diamond ring sits so well on the finger and is so comfortable and practical to wear all the time. Set in 18ct yellow gold, this ring is set with three vibrant rubies and two diamonds in a lovely tapering design with the rubies and diamonds set into the band. At the centre, the ring measures 7.1mm wide and tapers down to 2.6mm wide at the back and on each side is a sweet wavy design to add that something extra to an already very elegant ring. The way this ring had a gentle dome at the top and tapers so elegantly down combined with the rubies and diamonds really makes this such an attractive example of an antique ruby and diamond ring to wear all the time. Stock# ES3883 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1912 $Sold.
A picture tells a thousand words, and inscribed inside this ring is a story of love between two people which adds to the charm and character of the ring. Made in 15ct gold, this antique ruby and pearl ring was made in Birmingham in 1900 and is set with two rubies and three pearls with delightful work on the sides. The ring also tapers beautifully in size from 6.4mm wide at the centre down to 2.4mm wide at the back. The way the rubies and pearls are set into the ring make it not only very comfortable to wear all the time but very practical as well. And looking inside the band reveals a simple yet elegant hand engraving that simply says "D.R to M.McK 1902". Who these two people are we do not know so the mystery ends here, however it is the sweet sentiment from one person to another that makes you smile with the thought of two people in love all those years ago. A very sweet and elegant antique ruby and pearl ring with a romantic engraving inside. Stock# ES6767 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1900 $Sold.
There is nothing more unique than an opal and here is a very beautiful and unique antique opal and rose cut diamond ring that sits so well on the finger and looks absolutely divine. Dating from the early 1900's, this ring was hand made in 18ct yellow gold and platinum and set with a solid Australian opal that shows great flashes of all the colours. Australia has long been regarded as the home of the finest opals in the world, and this is a solid white opal from Coober Pedy and set on each side is a lovely rose cut diamond. Rose cut diamonds are one of the earliest forms for cutting diamonds and have a flat base with a pyramid-like top and these diamonds total 0.16 carats. From left to right, the ring measures 15.6mm across by 8.7mm wide at the centre and will suit any finger that it is worn on. A very lovely and unique antique opal and diamond ring that is perfect for any occasion. Stock # ES6338 Circa: 1910 $Sold.
Just look at the attention to detail on this beautiful antique hand engraved buckle ring and you will fall in love with not only the design of the ring, but also the exquisite engraving. Made in 18ct yellow gold in Chester in 1910, this ring dates from the end of the Edwardian era however the buckle design in jewellery was also popular in the late Victorian period of the 1890's right through to when this ring was made. Measuring 9.3mm wide at the buckle section and tapering down to an elegant 6.2mm wide at the back, the tactile feel of this ring is just wonderful and feels so comfortable to touch and wear. With a lovely design and engraving to match, this antique buckle ring will not only look perfect on any finger but also feel so wonderful to wear all the time day or night. Stock# ES6280 Hallmarked: Chester 1910 $Sold.
Here is an exquisite antique ruby and diamond ring that is not only set with three superb quality natural Burmese rubies, but also has not two but a total twelve diamonds set amongst the most beautiful scroll work sides. Dating from the 1890's, this ruby and diamond ring is typical of the style and elegance of the late Victorian era and will suit any finger and occasion and always look so refined on the finger. In the centre is a gorgeous fiery Burmese ruby that measures 0.72 carats and a further ruby on each side that is again Burmese in origin and are all perfectly matched in colour and transparency. These two rubies total 0.62 carats and the quality of these rubies show why for centuries Burmese rubies have long been regarded as the best of the best. Then on each side of the centre ruby is an old European cut diamond to add to the sparkle of this ring. This cut of diamond has 58 facets like today's modern round brilliant cut diamond, but as they were cut by hand and didn't know as much about how light reflects in a diamond, they have different angles than that of a modern diamond. And then looking closely will show a total of ten rose cut diamonds set between the rubies and the larger diamonds. These additional rose cut diamonds total 0.05 carats and from one end across to the other, this distance measures 21.5mm across by 6.4mm wide at the centre. Then looking at the diamond on the side you will see the most incredible and highly detailed hand carved scroll work that will captivate you every time that you see it and shows the quality of craftsmanship that went into hand making this ring over 100 years ago. Perfect for an engagement ring, anniversary or simply to wear for any occasion, this antique ruby and diamond ring is just divine. Stock# ES6263b Circa: 1890 $Sold