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Warm Wishes - Victorian 9K Rose Gold Garnet Engraved Solitaire Ring.  This exquisite ring is crafted from 9K (9ct) rose gold, hallmarked 9ct, and makers mark.  Featuring one natural square cut garnet, exquisite detail, and quality craftsmanship. The beautiful rich red wine garnet is expertly triple claw-set with decorative prongs.  The gallery is beautifully executed into a sturdy sculpted basket setting, which holds the gemstone firmly.   Whilst the shoulders are exquisitely engraved with swag-type formations. (a characteristic of Victorian jewelry).  The shank is smooth and polished and still exhibits its original hallmarks.  The Victorian era ring is a unique and rare example of Victorian jewelry at is finest!


Note: Contemporary appraisals do not reflect the value of antique Jewelry. Value is based on hand-workmanship, gemstones, desirability, and the uniqueness of a piece.  Antique jewelry pieces are more-so object driven and for collectors to appreciate high quality craftsmanship, and hand-work which is a lost art,  from an era gone by. 

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. The era followed the Georgian period and preceded the Edwardian period, and its later half overlaps with the first part of the Belle Époque era of Continental Europe.

The history of garnet dates back to the Bronze Age, more than 5000 years ago. Its name, which has been used since these ancient times, was derived from the Latin word granatium, which means pomegranate (because the small, red crystals were thought to resemble pomegranate seeds). ... Garnet on Asbestos.

Rose gold was first used in early 19th century Russia by the famed jeweler Carl Faberge in his infamous Faberge Eggs, as was known as Russian Gold. Rose gold later gained popularity in the United Stated during the lavish and feminine 1920's, and was worn in engagement rings and fine jewelry.



Measurements: Face of the Ring 13.00 x 11.00 mm 

Stone Size: Garnet 4.00 carats 

Weight: 3.20 grams 

Ring Size: 6 3/4 

Condition: Excellent 

Origin: England 

Date: Circa 1860

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