A beautiful antique mid Victorian 18K gold diamond and pearl floral star mourning ring, hallmarked to 1866. This fabulous solid 18K yellow gold Victorian mourning ring is in the form of a lovely flower with six silvery natural pearls surrounding a sparkling old cut natural diamond nestling in a pretty star setting, the edges studded with six glittering old rose cut natural diamonds, the compartmental band has wonderful floral engravings all over and there are remnants of memento mori hair inside. The inside of the band has English hallmarks with the crown for gold,'18', the Birmingham anchor, and date letter'R' for 1866. The ring tests for 18K gold.The ring is approximately a size 5. The ring measures approximately 11mm across the face. The pearls are approximately 3mm across, the diamonds about 1mm. The ring rises approximately 3mm above the finger and weighs approximately 3.6 grams. The ring is in general good condition with overall general wear.
All the pearls appear original to the ring and have some wear to the nacre, the diamonds are all in excellent condition with light wear. Thanks for looking and please take a look at my other items! Fine Antique Victorian 18K Gold Diamond Pearl Floral Star Mourning Ring S 5 1866.
The inside of the band has English hallmarks with the crown for gold,'18', the Birmingham anchor. And date letter'R' for 1866. Ring tests for 18K gold. We make great efforts to honestly and accurately describe each item we list.We back this up with many photographs, all with a close-up zoom option for detailed inspection. Items are not returnable if it was not of the age/value you were hoping it to be with no exceptions. If we place a date on an item we guarantee it to be of that period or earlier. We are very easy to work with and welcome any and many questions during our listings, so please let us know if you have one! Antique, Vintage, Estate Jewelry & More! Most of our pieces are from the Georgian, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Mid Century periods and we adore the unusual and unique. We also have a passion for antiques and frequently come across interesting estate items while searching for jewelry which can be found in our store too.
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The item "Fine Antique Victorian 18K Gold Diamond Pearl Floral Star Mourning Ring S 5 1866" is in sale since Saturday, June 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Rings".
The seller is "liongoods" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.