Antique emerald and pearl ring made in 1869
This antique emerald and pearl ring was made in 15 carat gold. 15 carat gold as well as the rarely seen 12 carat, was used for a relatively short time in jewellery in the UK and was used between 1854 to 1931. After 1931 the standard of gold went to 14 carat as well as still using both 9 and 18 carat gold which were in use.
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