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Crimson Rose - Victorian 935 Silver Garnet & Marcasite Cluster Ring. This gorgeous ring is crafted from 935 Silver (High grade silver). Featuring one large natural rose cut garnet, 6 natural rose cut garnets, 12 genuine hematite gems, Victorian styling and quality silver-work. The design of this ring is a flower, adorned by expertly claw set rich red wine coloured garnets and sparkling marcasite. The garnets and marcasite are old antique Rose-Cut gems, which are faceted and pointed at face of the gemstone. The band has a slight taper, with a smooth finish, which allows for a comfortable fit. The entire ring has an amazing original aged patina. This Victorian era ring looks stunning when worn, a rare beauty to be enjoyed and treasured for many years to come.
Note: Garnet is said to inspire contemplation and truthfulness, and offers its wearer the power to protect their standing and possessions. The garnet is also an ancient symbol of friendship. In the past, garnets have been exchanged between parting friends to symbolize their affection and to endure that they meet again.
Physical healing properties of garnet are believed to detoxify and purify. Garnet gemstones are thought to assist with regeneration, as supported by garnet meaning and revitalization. Garnet is believed to increase the metabolism and libido. It is thought to detoxify the blood as well as the heart and lungs.
Garnets are a group of silicate minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives. All species of garnets possess similar physical properties and crystal forms, but differ in chemical composition. The garnets in this ring are most likely Bohemian
In History of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from the 20th of June 1837 until her death on the 22nd of January 1901.
Measurements: Face of Ring 17.00 mm x 16.00 mm
Stone Size: Garnet 1.80 carats Marcasite: 1.00 mm each
Weight: 3.90 grams
Ring Size: 7
Origin: Europe Provenance: America
Date: Circa 1890