By way of early-twentieth century Chester, England (so the plentiful hallmarks tell us), a classic Edwardian finger-hugger, crafted in 18K yellow gold with a trio of deep blue sapphires and a sparkling quartet of old mine-cut diamonds glistening across your finger. The shoulders are adorned with dee...(more)
A tantalizing trio of rich royal blue, natural no-heat, cushion-cut sapphires - totaling just a tad shy of 2 carats - alternate with two pair of vertically-set sparkling round diamonds in this classic Victorian ‘carved’ ring by way of late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Great Britain. A gra...(more)
A cheerful Victorian five-stone ring, crafted in 15K rosy-yellow gold, hence of British origin, highlighting three bright blue turquoises alternating with a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds. A nineteenth century sweetheart in a ring size 5 1/2.
A darling, dazzling and distinctive original Victorian three-stone ring, hand fabricated in richly textured 18K yellow gold and featuring a talented trio of bright and beautiful old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.10 carat, singing shoulder-to-shoulder in perfect harmony. A timeless antique c...(more)
From late-nineteenth~early-twentieth-century England, a classic late-Victorian 'carved' ring crafted in rich 18K yellow gold and featuring a trio of rich royal-blue sapphires separated by two pairs of glistening old mine-cut diamonds. An endearing and enduring treasure in a size 7 1/2.
A gorgeous, large-scale (7/8 by 3/4 inch) Victorian cabochon opal and diamond ring. This 7.45 carat opal glows with an enchanting play of blues and greens with flashes of orange overtones. The high-cabochon gemstone is framed by sixteen sparkling antique mine-cut diamonds totaling just over one-and-...(more)
This exceptional, original sapphire and diamond three-stone ring, dating from the late-19th century, showcases a vibrant light-medium blue sapphire weighing 5.38 carats displaying distinct violet overtones. The enchanting gemstone is safely nestled in numerous coronet settings and is accompanied on ...(more)
A slenderized Modigliani-esque bella donna, carved in orangy-salmon colored coral, is accompanied north and south by a pair of sparkling European-cut diamonds in this strikingly lovely, 1 1/16 inch long, navette shape dinner ring crafted in sturdy two-color 9K gold. Ring size 5 1/2.
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)
This extra-long (just shy of 1 1/4 inch) and extra-lovely Victorian treasure is designed around a radiant row of seven gorgeous royal blue sapphires totaling 2.00 carats. The splendid gemstones are bezel-set and bordered on each side with glistening rose-cut diamonds in an elegantly elongated navett...(more)
A classic Victorian 'carved' ring, rendered in rich 18K yellow gold, starring a rich royal-blue 1.35 carat round faceted sapphire, closely embraced on each side with a sparkling antique cushion-cut diamond (both weighing 1.10 carats) and punctuated at the ends with a tiny rose-cut diamond. Although...(more)
A blast of bright-orange sunshine, in the form of a round faceted golden citrine, radiates from the center of a dazzling diamond dinner (or right hand) ring dating back to the first decade of the last century. 16 old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1 carat, are arrayed over a curvaceous 14K gold frame a...(more)
By way of Chester, England - circa 1918 - comes this 18K diamond head sparkler, coiled around your finger and ready to strike! Hallmarks abound inside the ring shank - size 9 1/4.
A quaint quintet of opals, dotted in-between with tiny rose-cut diamonds, harmonize in glowing pastel colors in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring by way of Chester, England - circa 1912 (the array of hallmarks inside the ring shank tell all). Hand-fabricated in 18K yellow gold with silver diamond...(more)
This exquisite little Victorian jewel features a ruby-centered, pearl-petaled flower further ornamented with tiny granulation work and fancy repousse shoulders. Delicately crafted in 18K yellow gold and as sweet as can be from the mid-to-latter 1800s. Ring size 4 1/2.
A classic Victorian jewel starring a radiant royal-blue sapphire accompanied on each side by a glistening trio of Swiss-cut diamonds, all of which are set within a sleek navette-shaped top. Scrolled shoulders lead to a cinched, size 7 1/2, ring shank. English hallmarks signify Birmingham, circa 1910...(more)
Five bright and lively cushion-cut sapphires are embraced all around by a sparkling elongated oval of old mine-cut diamonds in this classic Victorian jewel, handcrafted in 18K yellow gold - circa 1876 - from Birmingham, England. With English hallmarks inside the size 7 ring shank.
A handsome Victorian ring featuring a grandly scaled (1 1/4 inches long by 1 inch wide) cameo hand-carved in rich dark Carnelian. The charming cameo depicts Ceres, ancient Roman goddess of agriculture and the harvest and is cleverly, slightly, concave to protect it from damage. Hand fabricated in 14...(more)
Why settle for just one when you can have three antique natural pearl and diamond rings shimmering and sparkling on your finger? Artfully and delicately handcrafted in 18K yellow gold and warmly oxidized silver, the Victorian-era ring[s] glistens with a total of one carat of old-mine cushion-cut dia...(more)
A pair of romantic reptiles snuggle-up in a cozy love embrace in this Victorian double-serpent ring from the late-Victorian period. One of the golden, diamond-eyed vipers is crowned with a diamond, the other with a sapphire. Size 8 3/4.
An enchanting, striking, unique and pristine Victorian-era dinner ring featuring an elongated, rectangular shaped, transparent blue glass plaque pierced with glimmering rose-cut diamonds and framed with tiny rose-cut diamonds. 1 and 3/8 inches long and beautifully hand crafted in silver over 18K yel...(more)
This early-Victorian jewel centers on a bright crystalline-green emerald orbited by eight antique cushion-cut diamonds. The gemstones are set in decoratively fashioned collet settings supported by scrolled and engraved shoulders. A rare and delicate antique beauty not recommended for rugged everyday...(more)
A perfectly matched pair of lustrous natural pearl and sparkling diamond rings snuggle-up as close as can be in this extra-sweet and lovely Victorian jewel, delicately crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. This light and lovely, nineteenth-century Victorian treasure is not recommended for rugged everyday...(more)
This original Victorian treasure stars an entrancing pinkish, red-hot raspberry sapphire (or ruby). The in-between color makes this colorful jewel a split decision that can go either way. The vibrant precious gemstone is aided and abetted on each side by a sparkling old mine-cut diamond, all of whic...(more)
The first word that comes to mind when experiencing the impact of this sensational ring[s] is Wow! Three glorious bands, all of which are of a superior gemmy quality, wrap around your finger in a continuous flash of blazing technicolor. Seven luscious rich red rubies, seven bright-white and sparklin...(more)
This classic Victorian jewel, dating back to the late-nineteenth century, features an exceptionally bright, rich red Burmese ruby. The entrancing and 'gemmy' gemstone radiates from the center of a navette shape background studded with one carat of closely set antique single-cut (sometimes referred t...(more)
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.
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)
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)
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. In a finger size 6.
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.
Not quite direct from Birmingham, England comes this sparkling solitaire diamond ring featuring a bright .44 carat old mine-cut diamond, star-set in an 18 karat setting, replete with British hallmarks and signed S. Bros. In a finger size 9 1/2.
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 handcrafted 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 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 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)
An slender and strikingly beautiful navette-shaped nineteenth century dinner ring glistening with five bright and lively royal blue sapphires, totaling 1.75 carats, streaming down the center, enwrapped with one carat of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds. The slim navette shape was quite popular in the...(more)
A stunning 18k yellow gold newly made Victorian style diamond and emerald ring sparkling with a .82 carat cushion-cut diamond in the center, flanked by vibrant green emerald-cut emeralds and fully wrapped with round brilliant-cut diamonds. In a finger size 6 3/4.
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 di...(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.
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.