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Sweeter Than Wine - Victorian Renaissance Revival 14K Heart Garnet & Enamel Ring. This wonderful ring is crafted from 14K gold, tested. Featuring a natural heart shaped garnet, exquisite detail and quality gold-work. The central portion of this ring showcases a deep red wine coloured garnet, housed beautifully by a very fine scalloped bezel. The garnet is surrounded by a frame of black enamel and gold detailing. The shoulders feature beautiful engravings , leading down to a simple polished smooth band, which allows for a comfortable fit. The colour of the gold is warm mellow yellow colour. It also has a closed back filled with gold, a characteristic of Georgian jewelry, however this treasure falls into the Renaissance revival period. This Victorian era piece is dainty and charming, with an abundance of character. Truly a rare antique for that special someone in your life or addition to any fine jewelry collection.
Note : This exquisite ring is a Victorian era renaissance revival ring. The Victorian era was influenced by designs and techniques from ancient times, this piece is a charming a beautiful example of the Renaissance period.
Value is based on rarity, condition, age, workmanship, and the beauty of the ring. Contemporary appraisals do not reflect the value of antique jewelry.
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 8.00 mm x 8.00 mm
Stone Size: Garnet .25 carats
Weight: 1.60 grams
Ring Size: 8 1/4
Origin: Europe Provenance: America
Date: Circa 1850