An exceptional unheated earth mined natural ruby and fine white diamond engagement ring dating to the mid 19th Century handmade in solid 18K yellow gold. At the heart of this gorgeous antique ring sits an old mine cut vivid red gem ruby in a dainty daisy setting. This amazing gem is of fine quality and color. It is a large ruby weighing 0.85 carats.
Surrounding this glowing precious red ruby is a halo of hand cut VS G color fine white sparkly diamonds. They are the perfect contrast to the stunning red natural ruby.Being old cut diamonds they are far more fiery than modern cut diamonds. There is 0.40 carats of these pretty diamonds surrounding the central ruby. The total ruby and diamond weight is 1.25 carats. This exceptional precious gem ruby and diamond daisy cluster Victorian ring is in excellent condition. The setting which dates to the 1870s and is all original is completely hand made.
From the side it has elegant shoulders and in profile the cluster resembles a crown. This heirloom engagement ring is quite timeless in it's design.
Currently this luxurious engagement ring is a size 6 USA sizing. It can be resized to any size required at little cost. It is in excellent condition ready to wear. Gems like this unheated natural ruby are highly sought after by collectors today on the market as they are so rare.There have been no new sources discovered for gem rubies like this and the demand has soared in recent years with the Chinese economy booming. This gem ruby is an exceptional stone. Unlike diamonds rubies prices are based purely on the extreme rarity of this precious stone.
We will send this rare antique engagement ring with full appraisal documents. It will arrive in a fine ring presentation box ready for gifting and for safe keeping forever. The photos form part of the description. Like all colored stones there is a color variation that occurs in different lighting conditions both inside but also outside, even the time of day can make the color of a stone appear a little different. We do our best to show colors as we see them.Color perception is highly individual and some people can perceive more colors than others, also colors can appear somewhat different on different screens and devices due to variations in screen hardware and device display settings. The item "Antique Vivid Natural Unheated Red Ruby Diamond Engagement Ring Victorian 18K" is in sale since Friday, December 2, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Rings". The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.