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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 $1,350
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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
Perfect as an engagement ring or for any other occasion, this antique ruby and diamond ring made in 1899 will always look and feel so beautiful on the finger and is sure to get the attention that it deserves. Hand made in 18 carat yellow gold, the ring is set with three beautiful natural rubies that come together to total 1.23Â carats. Not only are they all perfectly matched in colour and clarity, but they all exhibit such a fine red colour with excellent transparency allowing you to see right through each of the rubies. And then set on each side of the centre ruby are two European cut diamonds that add an elegant amount of sparkle to the ring and total 0.06 carats. Measuring 7mm wide at the centre by 15.5mm across, this ring which is nearly 120 years old still looks and feels so elegant on the finger. Stock# ES8206 Hallmarked: London 1899 $Sold
Perfect for any finger and occasion, this antique ruby and diamond ring dating from the early 1900's sits perfectly on the finger and is so comfortable and practical to wear all the time. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, the ring is set with two rubies and a diamond in the centre. Set into the band, this is often called a gypsy setting and was a popular setting technique of the era that not only gives the ring a wonderful feature, but also protects the stones making this a very practical and durable ring to put on and wear all the time. The rubies total 0.32 carats and the diamond 0.04 carats and the ring measures 6.6mm wide at the centre and tapers down to 1.7mm wide at the back. With lovely detail on the side of the ring as well as the detail in the setting of the rubies and diamond, this is a lovely example of an antique ring that can be put on and left on in the morning and well into the night and always suit the occasion. Stock# ES8208 Circa:1900 $Sold.
Here is a very beautiful 18 carat yellow gold antique ruby and diamond ring made in the Victorian era that would not only suit any finger, but also make a wonderful engagement ring. Dating from the 1890's, this elegant ring incorporates the claws as not only supporting the rubies and diamonds, but also part of the design of the ring. Holding three natural rubies that are all perfectly matched in colour and clarity, they all have that beautiful fine red that has been desired for centuries. And then to highlight both the rubies and the design of the ring itself, there are the two diamonds set into the ring to add even more elegance and sparkle. With the rubies measuring 0.24 carats in weight and the diamonds 0.20 carats, the ring itself measures 6.5mm wide at the centre by 17mm across from one end ruby to the other. Sitting perfectly on the finger, this antique ruby and diamond ring will always be loved and cherished no matter the occasion. Stock# ES8080 Circa: 1890 $Sold