Georgian period used Diamonds almost exclusively until colored gemstones made a resurgence in 1750. From that point forward, you’ll commonly find gems like diamond, pearl, ruby, sapphire, garnet, topaz, chrysoberyl and other. In 1780, paste or glass was introduced as a gemstone alternative.
This pretty outstanding Georgian period ring, further than the amazing crafting and design of the time, boasts a magnificent in quality 100% Natural NO HEAT untreated Ruby nestled in a frame of old mine cut Diamonds along gorgeous gold work details
Crafted of solid 18KT to 20 KT ( tested ) during past 1750
The use of close back was to enhance the colour of a gemstone, coloured gemstones of vibrant colour were left open back
This magnificent quality Ruby is 1.30 Ct cut in the Georgian manner, stunning Red Pink , superb clarity as rarely seen
Diamonds make the perfect complement to the Red Ruby
Approx .65 Ct of old mine cut Diamond rated as G/I – VVS to SI close back set
Spectacular carving details
Flat head, so exciting to wear such an historic rare piece!
Excellent condition throughout