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Victorian Acrostic "Dearest" Cluster Ring

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Description

DATE: Victorian, 1873

This splendid mid-Victorian acrostic ring is set with stones that spell out the romantic sentiment "dearest". With a central old cut Diamond, the others are: Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire and Topaz. Unusually, the piece is modelled in 12k gold, with clear hallmarks for the year 1873. The band features gorgeous hand-chased detailing all the way around.

STONES

Diamond (.23ct old European cut), Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, Sapphire and Topaz

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 10.4mm diameter - Width of band: 2.2mm

WEIGHT

2.2g

MARKS

English hallmarks for 12k gold, Birmingham 1873

CONDITION

Very good, some light wear commensurate with age and use

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