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Georgian Turquoise & Ruby Pansy Ring

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Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1830

A gorgeous antique pansy ring with exquisite hand-chased shoulder detailing. The head is modelled as a pansy flower - set with five turquoise cabochons around a central ruby - while the band is modelled in 15k yellow gold. 

The name pansy is derived from the French word pensée, or "thought", and it was used in 19th Century jewellery as a token of affection: "Thinking of You..."

STONES

Natural Turquoise and Ruby

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 7.0 x 7.8mm - Width of band: 2.6mm

WEIGHT

1.9g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION

Very good, light wear commensurate with age

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