This antique ruby and pearl bangle is so magnificent to look at and admire and even more special when it is on your wrist where it will no doubt always be admired for its beauty and elegance.
Dating from the early 1900's, the bangle was made in 15 carat gold and being hinged allows to to sit lovely and close to the wrist. This bangle is so comfortable to wear and will be perfect for any event, including any special occasion with that equally special outfit.
The centre cluster which measures 19mm wide, is set with a ruby that measures 0.15 carats in weight with the other two rubies having a total weight of 0.28 carats.
Highlighted with 24 seed pearls is a design that is destined to capture the hearts of all who see it, this is a truly exceptional example of high quality antique jewellery at its finest.
Ruby and pearl bangle
This antique ruby and pearl bangle made in 15 carat gold dates from the early 20th Century. It is set with three natural rubies and seed pearls. The design on this antique bangle is typical of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras.
The rubies in this bangle are natural and have not been heat treated.
What’s the difference between a heated treated ruby and an unheated ruby?
While there is nothing at all wrong with rubies or sapphires that have been heat treated. For centuries it has been known that if a ruby or sapphire is heated to a high temperature, this will improve its colour and clarity. For this reason, people have been heat treating sapphires and rubies ever since. Keep in mind that this treatment is worldwide accepted as a normal treatment and not deceiving in any way. This is accepted as a standard treatment for sapphires and rubies as it remains stable and does not damage the stone. However having a ruby or sapphire that has not undergone any treatment adds to the charm and allure of the stone even further.
At Kalmar Antiques, we have one of the largest range of antique jewellery in Sydney. With a vast selection of antique jewellery including antique engagement rings, we also have an on-site watchmaker who can repair your watch.
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