• SOLD Victorian 9ct Gold Black Jet Heart Ring

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    A stunning ring from the mid Victorian period, c1860s. The ring is made from 9ct gold and has a lovely heart shaped design. Set in a simple gold frame is a beautiful polished piece of black jet. It is unusual to find black jet set in such a way and this ring is nothing like I have seen before. The dark grey, slightly metallic tone of the jet gives an interesting contradiction - the harsh coloured stone in a soft and gentle style. In this example, the heart has such a beautiful soft shape and is set on a simple split shank. A truly eye catching and interesting ring in a lovely size and style.

    Details:

    Materials - 9ct Gold (tested), Black Jet

    Age - C1860s

    Size - The heart measures approx 16mm by 13mm

            Ring size  UK M 1/2   US 6 1/2

    Condition - Good. Some wear commensurate with age. The surface of the black jet is a little worn, but not to the detriment of the ring. 

    Weight - 3.96g