ANTIQUE ENGLISH MID VICTORIAN 12K GOLD GEMSTONE PASTE ACROSTIC REGARD RING
An antique English, solid 12 carat gold ring; set with six gemstone pastes (two probably natural): Ruby, Emerald, Garnet, Amethyst, Ruby & Diamond - the first letter of each spelling the popular sentiment 'REGARD'.
Very collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original, with signs of wear commensurate with age and use. One or two stones old replacements, some surface abrasions here & there - see pictures. Old sizing to shank, old repairs to inner shoulders.
DATE/MARKS: English hallmark illegible, around 1860.
RING SIZE: J or 5 US (easily sized within reason).
WEIGHT: Approx. 1.1 grams.