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Delicate Beauty: Victorian Ring with Pink Purplish Tourmaline

A testament to the whimsical elegance of the Late Victorian era, this ring, circa 1890, flaunts a vibrant pink purplish tourmaline, capturing the aesthetic charm of the period. Surrounded by 36 natural rose cut diamonds, the piece is crafted from 18K warm yellow gold, epitomising the era's shift towards intricate yet delicate designs. The fusion of historical richness and romantic allure makes this jewel a captivating treasure for collectors and connoisseurs alike.

Antique jewelry object group
ring

Condition
very good condition
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Country of origin
unknown

Style
Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
See also: Victorian
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Style specifics
The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837-1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880), and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).

We consider this to be of The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period.

Jewelry of this period is changing back from heavy to more smaller, romantic pieces with often whimsical motifs. Jewelers using diamonds and bright gemstones in elaborated and fine feminine pieces.

Period
ca. 1890
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.

Material 18K
warm yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Diamonds
36 rose cut diamonds . We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
All diamonds we offer are screened by the I.J.G.C. for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

Precious stones
One pink purplish tourmaline with an estimated weight of 0.80ct
All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.

Birthstones
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and tourmaline for October.
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Hallmarks
No trace.
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Dimensions
top of ring 1,34 cm (0,53 inch) x 1,63 cm (0,64 inch)
see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

Weight
8,00 gram (5,14 dwt)

Ring size Continental EU: 54 & 17¼ , Size USA: 6¾ , Size UK: N

Resizing
Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Adin Reference Nº
24150-0100

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Delicate Beauty: Victorian Ring with Pink Purplish Tourmaline
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