Antique 18K gold Victorian diamond sapphire and ruby ring 1880
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Antique jewelry object group: ring
Condition: very good condition
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Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from themiddle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveaustyle have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Style specifics: The Grand Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837 - 1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880),and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).
We consider this to be of the Grand Victorian Period.
This second Victorian period is famous for its ostentatious pieces set with pearls and diamonds (from South Africa). From ca. 1850 wealthy English had reported about jewelry from India and Japan, which heavily inspired the jewelers of this period. Thisperiod also corresponds with the death of Queen Victoria's husband King Albert making mourning jewelry (set with heavy dark stones) the type of jewelry specific for this period.
Period: ca. 1880
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Material: 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Diamond(s):Six old brilliant cut diamondswith an estimated weight of ± 0.90ct. (colour and clarity: G/J, vs/i).
- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts topreserve the integrity of the setting. Also we have all diamonds screened by the IJGC - lab (www.ijgc-worldwide.com)for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural!
Precious stones: One ruby with an estimated weight of ± 0.22ct. and two sapphires with an estimated weight of ± 0.40ct.
- All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April, ruby for July and sapphire for September.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: band width on top of ring 1,16 cm (0,46 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches
Weight: 13,10 gram (8,42 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 64 & 20½ , Size US 10¾ , Size UK: V
Resizing: Free resizing, but because of the the way the ring is made, we cannot guarantee to make it on every size; so please ask in advance (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Adin Reference Nº: 19262-0262
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