Antique 15ct gold cabochon garnet ring from the 1880’s
This antique ring is set with such a magnificent cabochon cut garnet. Cabochon cut gemstones are ones where there are no facets (cuts) to the stone, resulting in a smooth dome-like top. Garnets were very popular gemstones during the Victorian period and are also the birthstone for January. Antique garnet rings lasted so well thanks in part to the high hardness and durability that they possess.This antique garnet ring is made in such a design that will allow it to easily be worn with other antique jewellery as well as modern jewellery.
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