BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE ENGLISH 18K GOLD SILVER YELLOW SAPPHIRE & PEARL RING c1850
An antique English, solid 18 carat gold (tests) ring; beautifully made, with a halo of lustrous pearls around a natural bright yellow sapphire in a silver collet setting.
Wonderfully pretty, lovely quality & ready to wear...very collectible too!
CONDITION: Very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. 9 carat gold shank an old replacement. Tiny hint of blue to one edge of stone.
DATE/MARKS: Head around 1840/50. Shank around 1900, marked '9ct'.
DIMENSIONS: Head 15 mm diameter, sapphire approx. 7.5mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: M or 6 ½ US (easily sized within reason).
WEIGHT: Approx. 4.4 grams.