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Made in 18 carat gold in Chester in 1904, this lovely Edwardian era ruby and diamond ring looks as beautiful today as when it was made. Both the ruby in the centre and the rose cut diamond set on each side are not only set into the band, but they are gypsy set which not only adds security to the ring, but also an extra design element. Gypsy setting is a term given when there is a star pattern surrounding the stones in the ring which was created by the jeweller pushing into the gold resulting in not only a star pattern but also a bead to add to the security of securing the stone in the ring. The ruby measures 0.18 carats and the two diamonds total 0.02 carats and the top of the ring has an elegant dome to it that measures 7.6mm wide and tapers down to 3.3mm wide at the back. A very simple and elegant ring that can so easily and comfortably be worn all the time. Stock# ES8793 Hallmarked: Chester 1904 $1,350
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From every angle, this antique ruby and diamond ring is just spectacular and is made all the more wonderful by being set with an unheated ruby that has the most incredible colour. Centuries ago, people discovered that if you put a sapphire or ruby into a fire it will improve its colour and clarity, and people have been heat treating sapphires and rubies ever since for this reason. This treatment is worldwide accepted as a normal treatment and not deceiving in any way and is accepted as a standard treatment for sapphires and rubies as it remains stable and does not damage the stone. However not only is this ruby certified as being non heat treated, but being over 1 carat in size makes it even more wonderful as does the truly fabulous colour and clarity that it exhibits. The colour of this ruby is just amazing and when seen in natural light it somehow looks even more incredible and will no doubt always be admired from near or far. Highlighted by one mine cut diamond set on each side, these come together to that total 1.08 carats and highlight the ruby perfectly. Antique mine cut diamonds have become so popular in recent years and have all the charm and character of being cut by hand all those years ago. And then on each "corner" of the ruby, there is a single cut diamond with the four having a total weight 0.08 carats to add that extra sparkle to the ring. Measuring 8.7mm wide at the centre by 17.1mm across, leading down to the band the ring was beautifully and incredibly hand engraved and then admiring the ring from the side, there is also the most sensational scroll work that like the ruby is just breathtaking. From every single angle that you look at this ring, it shows the quality of not only how it was made, but also showcases the beautiful ruby sitting proudly in the centre, is one ring that will always be admired every single time that it is worn. Stock# ES8601 Circa: 1880 $23,500
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This ring is so sweet and charming and sits so well on the finger where it will always be loved and admired. Made in 18 carat yellow gold in 1902, the ring is set with three lovely natural rubes that total 0.08 carats and two single cut diamonds that total 0.02 carats. Measuring 5.8mm wide at the centre by 12.2mm across, the way the rubies and diamonds have been set is so attractive and makes it stand out on finger. This design will also easily allow it to be worn with other antique rings as well as modern rings and fit right in. Perfect for any woman of any age, this is a perfect example of a genuine antique ruby and diamond ring that will never go out of fashion or style. Stock# ES8806 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1902 $1,450
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The gypsy setting is a term given when there is a star pattern surrounding the stones in the ring which was created by the jeweller pushing into the gold resulting in not only a star pattern but also a bead to add to the security of the stone. This charming way to set the stone adds a wonderful additional element to a ring as can be seen here in this very lovely antique ruby and diamond gypsy ring made in the early 1900's. Made in 18 carat yellow gold the ring is set with two natural rubies that total 0.04 carats and a vibrant 0.06 carat mine cut diamond in the centre. The mine cut diamond is one of the earliest cuts of diamonds and has all the charm and character of being cut by hand all those years ago. With the ring measuring 6.6mm wide at the top and tapering down to 2.4mm wide at the back, the ring has a lovely soft dome to the top which gives it such a beautiful smooth and tactile finish to it. Regardless of the finger or occasion for the ring, it is one that will continue to always look so beautiful now and well into the future. Stock# ES8804 Circa: 1900 $1,400
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The design of this antique ruby and diamond ring is so beautiful and unique and made all the more wonderful when you consider that it was made 125 years ago and is still in wonderful condition. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, in the centre are two rose cut diamonds that total 0.04 carats and are highlighted by an oval ruby set on each side. These rubies total 0.34 carats and are set on each shoulder at an angle that leads to the flat top where the diamonds are set. Measuring 7.7mm at the top by 16.1mm across from one ruby over to the other side, the stones themselves are set nice and flat into the setting making it a very comfortable and practical ring to wear all the time. This is a very beautiful and elegant antique ring that will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES8902 Hallmarked: Chester 1895 $Sold
This ring was made 102 years ago and looks as beautiful today as when it was made and will so easily suit any finger and occasion and always be admired. Whereas so many rings are mass produced today, it is wonderful to have a unique ring such as this made all the more beautiful when you consider its age. The design is so elegant and the ring is set with three natural rubies that total 0.22 carats and is highlighted with two rose cut diamonds that total 0.06 carats. The top of the ring measures 8.2mm wide by 13.6 and sits so well on the finger and is very comfortable to wear every day. This ring is a wonderful example of a genuine antique ring that will never go out of fashion or style. Stock# ES8796 Hallmarked: Chester 1918 $Sold.
This beautiful antique ruby and diamond ring was hand made made in Birmingham in 1891 in 18 carat yellow gold in such a beautiful and elegant design that looks so elegant on the hand and is set with the most beautiful coloured natural rubies that are highlighted by genuine antique cut diamonds. Dating from the late Victorian era, the ring is set with five rubies that are all beautifully matched in colour having a strong red colour combined with excellent transparency allowing you to see right through each ruby. The rubies total 0.78 carats in weight and have such a vibrant colour that is further emphasized by being surrounded by diamonds. The 18 diamonds surrounding the rubies are the lovely antique European cut diamonds and these come together to total 0.45 carats and ass the right amount of sparkle and pizazz to an already very beautiful ring. With the top of the ring measuring 7.5mm by 15.6mm across and the side of the ring displaying very elegant hand carved shoulders, this ring sits so well on any finger and would also make a wonderful and unique engagement ring. Stock # ES8682 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1891 $5,650
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This is the type of antique ring that not only sits perfectly on the finger, but will suit any woman of any age as well as being perfect for any occasion. Made in 18 carat yellow gold in Birmingham England in 1892, the design with the scalloped edge and rectangle section that the rubies and diamonds sit in, make it so much more interesting than many of the modern mass produced rings today. The two rubies are perfectly matched with such a beautiful fine red to them and they total 0.09 carats and really stand out against the yellow gold and the white of the diamonds. The diamonds themselves are the early mine cut diamonds and they total 0.09 carats. Antique mine cut diamonds are one of the earliest forms of full facetted diamonds and have all the charm and character of being cut by hands all those years ago. Measuring 6.8mm wide at the centre, with the rubies and diamonds set into their setting, this is a very comfortable and practical ring to wear all the time where it will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES8354 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1892 $Sold
Sometimes the designs found in antique rings belies its age, such as this very attractive 15 carat gold antique ruby and diamond ring that was made in 1880, and will easily blend in with other antique rings or modern rings thanks to its timeless design. The wonderful aspect of having two groups of four rubies in their own section which is then highlighted by the European cut diamond set on each edge as well as the row of European cut diamonds on the sides leading to the band, all come together to create a fabulous design that will always be admired every time that it is worn. The eight rubies come together to total 0.12 carats and the twelve European cut diamond total 0.26 carats, and from left to right the ring measures 14mm by 8.2mm wide at the centre. Sitting nice and flat on the finger, this is a perfect ring to compliment other pieces of antique or modern jewellery and will always surprise people when you let them know that it is close to 140 years old. Stock# ES8355 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1880 $Sold.
Here is a lovely 18 carat yellow gold antique ruby and diamond ring that would make a wonderful engagement ring or ruby anniversary present and regardless of the occasion, there is no doubt that this ring will always be loved and cherished. Set with three very vibrant natural rubies, the colour and transparency of all of them are just perfect and highlight the quality of fine Burmese rubies which have long been regarded as the finest in the world. The rubies total 0.65 carats and set on each side is a lovely early brilliant cut diamonds that total 0.20 carats and highlight the ring so beautifully. Measuring 15.5mm across by 4mm wide, the side of the ring also has the most beautiful scroll work which is just captivating. A lovely and elegant ruby and diamond ring that us perfect for any occasion. Stock# T985 Circa:1900 $Sold.
Here is a truly spectacular antique ruby and diamond double cluster ring dating from the 1880's that is just incredible to admire from every angle that you look at it. Hand made in 14 carat yellow gold and silver, silver was used to set the diamonds into during this time until the early 1900â€™s as until then white gold was not yet invented and platinum, although already discovered, was not used in jewellery until around the same time as white gold. In the centre is a vibrant oval ruby that measures 1.75 carats and displays the most incredible red that that is just incredible and has the colour that so many have always sought in a ruby for centuries. And then there is not one, but two rows of diamonds surrounding the rubies. The first row has thirteen diamonds and the outer row sixteen, and then there is a further diamond set on each shoulder. All the diamonds come together to total 0.88 carats and the top cluster section measures 17.3mm by 16.5mm across and with these dimensions plus the sparkle and beauty of the diamonds and ruby, this ring is destined to always be admired. And typical of a finely made ring, the setting is just incredible and amazing to admire and made all the more incredible when you consider that this was hand made over130 years ago. Set with a magnificent ruby and surrounded by diamonds in that stunning setting, this is one antique ruby and diamond ring like no other. Stock# ES8211 Circa: 1880 $23,800
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It is wonderful to consider that this antique ruby and diamond ring was made in 1904 and is still not only in wonderful condition, but is in a style and design that has never gone out of fashion or style and will easily blend in with other antique rings or even modern rings. Made in the Edwardian era in 18 carat yellow gold, the ring is set with a lovely vibrant ruby that measures 0.36 carats with a European cut diamond on each side that totals 0.24 carats. The setting is lovely in that both the rubies and the diamonds are set into the band which itself measures 7.4mm wide at the top and tapers down to 3mm wide at the back. So comfortable and easy to wear all the time, this is a lovely example of an antique ring from the Edwardian era that will continue to look so beautiful well into the future. Stock# ES8104 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1904 $Sold