A gorgeous Victorian delight rendered in timeless Etruscan Revival style - circa 1875. A shining star composed of light pink corals and twinkling antique rose-cut diamonds tops a high turquoise-blue enamel dome which, in turn, is supported by an intricately ornamented base frame rendered in gleaming...(more)
A handsome and distinctive emerald-cut garnet, weighing 3.75 carats, emits a dark romantic glow in this stylishly tailored ring hand-crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. In a finger size 7 1/2.
This rare and ravishing early Victorian diamond ring sparkles front and center with a 1.50 carat antique cushion-cut diamond surrounded by .40 carat of deeply cut old-mine diamonds. The central diamond section is in darkly gleaming silver, the style of the day, which adds extra dimension to the diam...(more)
A sparkling quintet of bright sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.42 carats, join forces in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring, hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold during the late-19th century. The five diamonds shine atop a gallery of carved graceful scrollwork. A classi...(more)
A shimmering natural pearl fills the center of a sparkling diamond halo in this angelic Victorian ring, dating back to the late nineteenth century. Nine high-color old mine-cut diamonds total one carat. The top of the ring measures 1/2 inch across. Ultra-lovely.
A tantalizing triumvirate of gemstones - a .65 carat old mine-cut diamond flanked on each side with a bright, richly saturated square emerald-cut emerald, together weighing 1.30 carats, glisten and glow, side-by-side, in this classic three-stone ring, crafted in 14K yellow gold. The gemstones date f...(more)
A coruscating quintet of bright-white European-cut diamonds, totaling 2.00 carats, shine shoulder-to-shoulder to create a continuous flash across your finger in this quintessential Victorian retrospective carved ring, dating from the 1920s-30s. The vintage ring is superbly crafted in rich 18K yellow...(more)
Coral doesn't come much redder than the one in this charming Victorian ring crafted in gleaming 8 karat gold with buckle motif shoulders. The 'lipstick' color coral button measures 12 millimeters - about 1/2 an inch - and the ring is a finger size 7 1/4. From the ocean to your finger (with a few sto...(more)
This dramatic, large scale ring was created during the mid-20th century in emulation of mid-to-late 19th century Victoriana. The ring features a 5.50 carat pale yellow sapphire encircled by lustrous rose-white pearls. The ring's curvaceous outline is reminiscent of flower petals and, like the rest o...(more)
Crafted in radiant rose gold during the late-nineteenth century, this darling Victorian jewel highlights a .40 carat cushion-cut sapphire accompanied left and right by a small twinkling old mine-cut diamond. The three gemstones are set diagonally across a graceful ribbon-like bypass design with upt...(more)
A softly shimmering cushion-shape moonstone fills an exquisite diamond-set frame in this unique and exotic antique jewel, crafted in silver over gold during the late-nineteenth century. 7/8 inch top. The ring is a size 9 and cannot be sized.
A deep royal-blue, round faceted sapphire joins forces with a pair of sparkling old European-cut diamonds in this classic late-nineteenth century 'carved' ring, rendered in highly (and deeply) ornamented 14 karat rose gold. The initials R.T.B. are fancifully engraved inside the ring shank. Timeless ...(more)
An exquisite antique ring from the Victorian era. A 4.65 carat fine white opal is set ablaze by a fiery diamond border. 4.00 carats of very well matched old mine-cut diamonds embrace the opal which displays shimmering flashes of green and blue. Wow!
A rare and gorgeous Montana cabochon-cut sapphire, measuring 5.00 carats, is displayed in this dramatic antique Victorian mourning ring, crafted in 18K yellow gold and finished with a rich black enameled lattice design. The inscription inside reads Emma Mathilda Halford died 9th April 1860. Due to t...(more)
This truly unique and thoroughly charming dragonfly, or possibly a stylized butterfly ring, circa 1890, glistens with pear-shape diamond and demantoid garnet wings and a diamond and garnet-centered abdomen. This gorgeous nature-inspired conversation piece is artfully rendered in 14 karat gold and re...(more)
An intimidating pair of Roman Centurions are depicted in perspective, in different colors and in high relief in this tri-color (black, white and brown) Victorian cameo ring artfully rendered in two-tone 18 karat rose and yellow gold. Notice the deeply embossed design on the ring shank. Just over 1/2...(more)
Just in time for Valentine's Day! (2014) a romantic treasure from late-Victorian/early-Edwardian England. A bright red oval cushion-cut ruby and a pair of heart shape rubies are all comfortably nestled in an array of bright-white and sparkling old mine-cut diamonds in this truly delightful antique j...(more)
A faithful reproduction of a regal early-Victorian-era ring glistening with rose-cut diamonds set in silver atop a backdrop of cobalt-blue enamel. Silver over 14 karat gold. The top of the ring measures 3/4 inch by about 5/8 inch.
A majestic royal blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 2.74 carats (but presenting somewhat larger due to a masterful lapidary), and accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratory certificate stating: Natural Corundum, No gemological evidence of heat, Origin: Cambodia (Pailin), radiates from within...(more)
A shimmering mauve colored natural pearl is fully surrounded by antique-cut diamonds set in a classic navette shape. This delightful Victorian ring is crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and measures 2 1/2 inches high by 1 1/6 inch wide.
An extra lovely, early-Victorian ring featuring a deep burgundy cabochon garnet glowing from within a wonderfully ornamented filigree mounting, delicately handcrafted in 18 karat yellow gold with a trio of twinkling rose-cut diamonds adorning each shoulder. A vintage sweetheart. This ring is curren...(more)
A quintet of cabochon garnets, with a glowing cranberry color, glisten shoulder-to-shoulder in this straightforward five-stone ring crafted in ravishing 9 carat rose gold, circa 1880.
A bright and lovely antique cushion-cut diamond, weighing .35 carat, glistens solo from this darling Victorian diamond solitaire ring crafted in ravishing rose gold. The swirl design is ornamented with lovely hand engraving and the inside of the ring shank is engraved "CB to JC 1892". A real sweethe...(more)
A singular and collectable antique sapphire and diamond ring produced not long after the assassination of America's greatest president. A bright, highly saturated natural sapphire is hand carved with the profile of Honest Abe Lincoln himself. A spectacular and eminently wearable all-American treasu...(more)
A colorful Georgian/early-Victorian diamond ring highlighting a bright-white half-carat rose-cut diamond orbited by eleven small rose-cut diamonds in a lovely flower, or star, design. The diamonds glisten atop a contrasting and dramatic backdrop of cobalt blue enamel. The enamel has some repair ...(more)
Unbeknownst to this old-fashioned bonnie lass, her bonnet is inhabited by a pair of Janus-faced gents who can't tell if they're coming or going. All three beings are masterfully handcarved in fleshy pink atop a white background in this rare and superlative Victorian hardstone cameo ring, elegantly c...(more)
A bright, sparkling, antique cushion-cut diamond - weighing just shy of a half-carat - scintillates from atop a gracefully sculpted yellow gold solitaire mounting crafted in the Netherlands during the early twentieth century. Hollandaise hallmarks on the outside of the ring shank.
This classic navette shape Victorian ring sparkles with eighteen tightly-set old mine-cut diamonds and a single deep red ruby. This darling, modestly-sized dazzler, circa 1885, measures just shy of three-quarters of an inch long.
A talented trio of European-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.75 carats, sing-out and sparkle in perfect harmony from this classic English Victorian ring consummately carved in sturdy 9 karat gold. The center diamond weighs three-quarters of a carat and its two companions add up to one carat. An end...(more)
An ancient bearded ancestor of Gene Simmons (of the band Kiss) is artfully hand carved with his tongue fully extended in this unique and comical conversation piece. Victorian, 9 karat rose gold, 3/4 inch high.
Not quite direct from Birmingham, England comes this sparkling solitaire diamond ring featuring a bright .44 carat old mine diamond, star-set in an 18 karat 'gypsy' setting, replete with British hallmarks and signed S. Bros.
A rare and radiant, navette shape, early-Victorian diamond dinner ring - circa mid-nineteenth century. A glistening array of unusually high-domed, asymmetrically cut rose-cut diamonds glisten from the darkly patinated top of this superb, all original antique diamond ring handcrafted way back when in...(more)
A sizable buff-cut cabochon garnet shimmers and glows from a regal setting, hand crafted in silver over gold, and outlined with one carat of sparkling, deep-cut, antique cushion-cut diamonds. A graceful foliate ring shank completes this early-Victorian, possibly Georgian, beauty. 3/4 of an inch by 1...(more)
From the turn-of-the-twentieth century, an enchanting, slender and gracefully flowing navette (or marquise) shaped diamond dinner ring. This ravishing and romantic ring was lovingly hand-crafted in richly colored 14 karat yellow gold, which, being unusual for Edwardian jewelry, may even date it back...(more)
This classic antique emerald and diamond ring shines brightly with a vibrant, rich green, Colombian old-mine (Muzo) Emerald weighing 3.35 carats. The gem is wreathed by twelve sparkling old mine-cut diamonds set in 18 karat yellow gold. Circa 1890 with worn vestiges of English hallmarks visible insi...(more)
A dramatic, rare and unusual Victorian jewelry suite in glorious black, white and gold. Matching ornamental orbs, rendered in yellow gold, matte finished black enamel and white seed pearls, swing from from a matching bar pin as well as your ears. What was once considered mourning jewelry (one and a ...(more)
Here's a rare combo. We often come across Victorian bracelet, brooch and earring sets, but this may be the first matching brooch and ring set we've seen. The gorgeous bracelet exhibits a wonderful 'mermaid' design of a relatively small scale (pun intended). The bracelet slides under a high-profile, ...(more)
A simply stunning dinner ring from late 19th century France.
Three Victorian floral motifs with round and oval-shaped petals are composed of gemmy red old-mine Burma rubies surrounding old European-cut diamond centers. The blossoms are outlined by an undulating line of small antique cushion-cut diam...(more)
A cool and captivating navette shape diamond ring from the latter 1800s shines brightly with six graduated old mine-cut diamonds, totaling .75 carats, raised above an elongated frame of black enamel. The shoulders of the ring are adorned with five narrow black enamel stripes. A rare and wonderful, a...(more)
A sweet and petite antique cameo ring crafted in 18 karat yellow gold. The onyx cameo depicts a woman in profile in a diaphanous gown framed in a twisted wire motif with both rose cut diamonds and seed pearls. Please note that this ring is currently a size 3 so there may be an additional charge for ...(more)
This 1 1/4 inch-long and slender navette-shaped Victorian ring highlights a line of seven old European-cut diamonds surrounded by twenty-four old European and mine-cut diamonds prong-set in 14k rose-yellow gold for a total diamond weight of 2.00 carats.
A long and lovely, antique diamond and ruby dinner ring, circa 1890. A center row of bright red Burmese rubies are embraced on both sides by a gentle curve of rose-cut diamonds in this original Victorian-era just-for-fun ring in 18 karat yellow gold.
18K Yellow gold Victorian emerald and diamond ring with a traditional marquise shape set with a cushion cut emerald and further set with European cut diamonds. The Gemstones are described as follows:One Cushion Cut EmeraldWeight: .30 caratTwenty European Cut DiamondsWeight: .75 carat total weightCol...(more)
A sizable (7/8 inch long) sardonyx cameo ring in glorious black & white presenting a charming high-profile portrait of a lovely Victorian lass. The frame and mounting is in 14K rose gold. Circa 1885.
This delicate Victorian ring is a great example of a quite popular design seen frequently in Victorian times. A slim marquise shape is centered with a bright emerald and surrounded with sparkling old mine-cut diamonds set with elegant prongs atop a simple gold band.
A gorgeous, large-scale Victorian cabochon opal and diamond ring. This 7.45 carat opal displays a lovely play of blue and green color and is surrounded by sixteen antique mine-cut diamonds. Beautiful!
An exceptional and original sapphire and diamond three-stone ring from the late-19th century. A light medium blue sapphire weighing 5.38 carats displaying distinct violet overtones is nestled in a coronet setting and flanked by antique cushion-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.15 carats. The 14 ...(more)
A large navette-shaped ring with an open picture locket on the reverse. This interesting ring from the 1800s features two central antique cushion-cut diamonds amidst an interlacing design of striking cobalt blue enamel. The 18 karat yellow gold ring shows traces of virtually undetectable enamel repa...(more)
18K Yellow gold gorgeous Victorian pearl and diamond ring set with a lustrous 7.1 mm slightly greenish white rose cultured pearl which is highlighted by eight sparkling old mine cut diamonds.The Diamonds are described as follows:Eight Old Mine Cut DiamondsWeight: 2.00 caratsColor: H-JClarity: SI-I1
A handsome Victorian ring featuring a grandly scaled (1 1/4 inches long by 1 inch wide) and slightly concave cameo hand-carved in a rich dark Carnelian. The charming cameo depicts the lovely ancient Roman Ceres, goddess of agriculture and the harvest. Hand fabricated in 14 karat gold with a rich ant...(more)
An elegant and slender navette-shaped antique Victorian ring crafted in 14K yellow gold is set with five bright and lively sapphires down the center and wrapped with a border of old mine-cut diamonds set in antique buttercup settings. The slim navette shape was quite popular in the Victorian era.
This is a pristine and unique Victorian ring featuring an elongated rectangular shaped transparent blue glass plaque set with rose cut diamonds and further surrounded with a rose cut diamond border set into silver over 18K yellow gold.The Diamonds are described as follows:62 Rose Cut DiamondsWeight:...(more)
18K Yellow gold antique Victorian style diamond and emerald ring sparkling with a .82 carat cushion cut diamond (I color, VS1 clarity) in the center flanked by vibrant green emerald cut emeralds (.60 carat total weight) and fully wrapped with round brilliant cut diamonds (.85 carat total weight, H-J...(more)
A sweet little sapphire and rose-cut diamond ring from 1867 Birmingham, England. Crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and fully hallmarked inside the ring shank.
A sweet and slender antique ring highlighting a shimmering, multi-chromatic, marquise opal set on a slight diagonal and embellished with tiny twinkling old mine-cut diamonds. A unique and wonderful Victorian ring in ravishing rose gold.
An extra-long and extra-lovely 10.66 carat sapphire, accompanied by an A.G.L. - American Gemological laboratory report stating: Ceylon (Sri Lanka) origin - no gemological evidence of heat. This ravishing deep cornflower-blue gemstone radiates from within a sparkling frame of old mine-cut diamonds se...(more)
A classic Victorian 'carved' ring hand fabricated in rich 18 karat gold, most likely in the British Isles - circa 1890. A central one carat cushion-cut sapphire, with a rich royal-blue hue, is guarded left and right with a bright-white and sparkling antique cushion-cut diamond.
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A very sweet little ruby and rose-cut diamond ring from 1923 Birmingham, England. Crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and fully hallmarked inside the ring shank.