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Sweeter Than Wine - Victorian 10K Gold Etruscan Revival Garnet Ring. This gorgeous ring is crafted from 10K solid yellow gold (tested) hallmarked with a 'Rose'makers mark. Featuring a beautiful genuine oval faceted garnet, exquisite detailing and quality gold - work. The ring is from the Victorian era , in the 'Etruscan Revival' style, this type of decoration is sometimes seen on Ancient pieces. This ring is so beautiful with its simple but detailed design. An expertly set beautifully faceted genuine deep red garnet is the focus of this ring, surrounded by a bezel and gold bead decoration. The shoulders have a decorative cathedral shank that continue down to a polished and smooth band, which allows for a comfortable fit. This Victorian era ring is stunning when worn, it would make a perfect gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
Note: The Etruscan Civilization is the modern name given to a civilization of Ancient Italy in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, south of the Arno river, western Umbria, northern and central Lazio. The Etruscan culture lasted for about 1000 years until they were absorbed into the Roman Empire. The Etruscans had wealth under their feet... gold, gold and more gold! They mined the gold and made exquisite pieces. They adored jewelry and luxury.
The Victorians are known for creating revival ancient pieces, such as Etruscan, Egyptian, Greek and Roman. This ring is a perfect example of Victorian, Etruscan Revival piece.
Measurements: Face of ring 14mm x 10mm
Stone Size: Garnet 1.00 Carat
Weight: 1.70 grams
Ring Size: 6 1/4
Date: Circa 1880