Large vintage ruby diamond & gold ring in historical shape, 1970s
The forms of British jewellery of the Victorian era remained popular in Britain long after the death of the sovereign, indeed, to this day. No matter what fashions came and went, the British jewellery industry has been able to enjoy a reliable, devoted public in all decades since the beginning of the 20th century, who to this day demand jewellery in the familiar forms that are considered good and right. The elegant ring here is such a piece of jewellery, designed in the forms of the years around 1900 and yet probably created in the 1970s. Forged from high karat gold, the ring head presents a beautiful loop pattern of silver, set with diamonds and rubies. The technique and choice of materials is quite traditional; the quality of the workmanship also corresponds to jewellery from the turn of the century. The gemstones used probably originate from India, at that time still part of the Empire, as they did around 1900. The diamonds form an ancient infinity symbol, the intersecting lines that have no beginning and no end. The diamonds themselves stand for infinity and the rubies in the language of gemstones for love. The somewhat more powerful strength of the material and its hallmarking alone reveal that this is a piece that was created in later times. As a testimony to the long life of the Belle Époque forms, convincing in their beauty, we liked Ring, in addition there is a matching bangle, very much. Moreover, its clear, compact form makes it suitable for wearing on many occasions.
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If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.