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Unusual Victorian DEAREST Acrostic Ring

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Unusual Victorian DEAREST Acrostic Ring

$2,000.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

An incredibly unusual antique acrostic ring. The stones spell out the word DEAREST, and have been set in rub over mounts all around the band. We've never come across one quite like it; modelled in 18k gold it dates from the late 19th Century, circa 1880.

STONES 

Diamond, Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire, Topaz

MEASUREMENTS 

Width of band: 4.3mm

WEIGHT 

5.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, with fine antique patina

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