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Victorian Ruby and Diamond Octofoil Pendant/Brooch

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ABOUT THIS JEWELRY

A bright red ruby-centered diamond-petaled flower blooms all around with trios of radiant rubies and sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, all of which are outlined in glimmering rose-cut diamonds, in this rare, romantic and ravishing Victorian-era jewel hand fabricated in silver over 18K gold. Fun fact: The eight-sided shape is called an octofoil! The flip-up bale allows it to be enjoyed as both pin and pendant. 18-inch chain.

Details

Length:
1 5/16 inch
Height:
5/16 Inch
Chain Length:
18 Inch
Gram Weight:
13.7 Grams
Period:
Victorian
Center Ruby details
Cut/Shape:
Round Cut
Color:
Slightly Purplish Red
Carat Weight:
0.44 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
4.50-4.30 mm
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

20 Round Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
1.80 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
2.60-3.15 mm
Color:
H-I-J
Clarity:
VS-SI

56 Rose Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
1.20 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
1.50-2.00 mm
Color:
J-K-L-M
Clarity:
VS-SI
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
3.00

12 Cushion Cut Rubies

Carat Weight:
1.25 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Color:
Purplish Red
Measurements:
2.60-3.20 mm
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
1.69

About Victorian Jewelry

The eclectic Victorians didn’t limit themselves when it came to motifs and themes—if it struck their fancy, they turned it into jewelry. Sweet and sentimental with a distinct romantic streak, Victorian gems expanded upon their Georgian predecessors. The array of styles that blossomed (sometimes quite literally) during this era endure to this day.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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