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Antique ruby and diamond ring, circa 1910.

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Description

A unique and striking design, this beautiful antique ring is set with alternating square step cut rubies, eleven in total with an estimated weight of 0.65cts, and ten round old cut diamonds with a total weight of 0.50cts. The playful chequerboard design curving across the finger and elegantly terminating with three tiny rose cut diamonds to either side with white gold detailing leading into a solid yellow gold band. Crafted in 18ct gold, this exquisite antique is in very good condition suitable for everyday wear.

Measurements: UK ring size P ½, US ring size 8

This piece dates from the Edwardian era, a period in English history covering the reign of King Edward VII, from 1901 to 1910. Jewellery of the early 20th century took on a lightness, delicacy and finesse. Lapidaries began to develop new cuts, shapes and styles for the finest gemstones and introduced calibre cut rubies, emeralds and sapphires which were cut to precisely fit the settings of the piece, enabling more creative and ambitious designs. Rings became larger, more daring and experimental moving towards the Art Deco style, but with the delicacy and fine detail typical of the Edwardian age.
A unique and striking design, this beautiful antique ring is set with alternating square step cut rubies, eleven in total with an estimated weight of 0.65cts, and ten round old cut diamonds with a total weight of 0.50cts. The playful chequerboard design curving across the finger and elegantly terminating with three tiny rose cut diamonds to either side with white gold detailing leading into a solid yellow gold band. Crafted in 18ct gold, this exquisite antique is in very good condition suitable for everyday wear.

Measurements: UK ring size P ½, US ring size 8

This piece dates from the Edwardian era, a period in English history covering the reign of King Edward VII, from 1901 to 1910. Jewellery of the early 20th century took on a lightness, delicacy and finesse. Lapidaries began to develop new cuts, shapes and styles for the finest gemstones and introduced calibre cut rubies, emeralds and sapphires which were cut to precisely fit the settings of the piece, enabling more creative and ambitious designs. Rings became larger, more daring and experimental moving towards the Art Deco style, but with the delicacy and fine detail typical of the Edwardian age.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(12)
Reviewed by Leah Rubio
Buyer photo Leah Rubio, who reviewed this item with the Etsy app for iPhone.
5 out of 5 stars
Aug 14, 2017
Exactly how she described the ring. Excellent customer service, thank you!!
Antique gold memorial ring, circa 1710.

Reviewed by Susan Cleaver
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 27, 2017
My item is beautiful. Better than the picture. Postage was fast and packaging was very nice. I am very happy and would definitely buy from this shop again.
Antique diamond pendant. Krementz four leaf clover pendant / brooch with green enamel decoration, American circa 1900.

Reviewed by mculling
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 16, 2017
Gave this to my husband for Valentine's Day...He loved it!
Antique snake ring. Victorian ruby and diamond double snake ring, circa 1892.

Reviewed by Hillary Neben
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 30, 2016
Wow! This item is gorgeous, just as described, and the packaging was so lovely. Thank you!!
Early Victorian gold mourning pendant, circa 1840s.

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I want to be absolutely certain that you love your purchase and will offer a full refund less the shipping cost for any item returned within 14 days of the delivery date. This is assuming the piece is unworn, undamaged, in its original box and in the same condition as sold with no alterations. Please contact me within 3 days of delivery if for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase.

I ensure that all of my pieces are in the best possible condition and all are suitable for general everyday wear, however antique pieces do require loving care and maintenance from time to time. I cannot be responsible for any damage to an item once it has been delivered but can advise you on the best way to clean and care for your purchase.

Shipping policies

We ship worldwide free of charge.

All orders will be dispatched within 1-3 working days of receipt of payment.

Each item is beautifully boxed, wrapped and shipped using secure packaging by the following methods:

UK delivery – Royal Mail special next day delivery - Free of charge
Worldwide – Royal Mail International tracked and signed - Free of charge
Worldwide upgrade fast delivery - Fedex International Priority - £50

I will always provide you with a tracking number for your shipment and all packages will need to be signed for on delivery. All items are shipped insured and declared for their full value.

All customs duties and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Additional policies

I do not offer a sizing or alterations service however I would be happy to advise you on whether or not a ring is suitable for re-sizing. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of any assistance.

While I take every care to check over each piece of jewellery and will only sell pieces which are suitable for wear today, as with all antiques and pre-loved jewellery with a provenance of previous owners, there will be light marks and scratches and wear commensurate with age. Each piece is thoroughly cleaned before sale, however to preserve their historic integrity I do not polish or alter the pieces in any way.

I am committed to providing the highest level of customer service and will do my very best to assist you. Please give me the opportunity to resolve any issues should they arise. Good feedback is very important to me and I would be extremely grateful if you would kindly leave a review on delivery of your purchase.

Antique ruby and diamond ring, circa 1910.

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1910s
  • Materials: rubies, diamonds, gold
  • Feedback: 12 reviews
  • Favorited by: 63 people
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Returns and exchanges accepted
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