This unique ring features a large oval-shaped head filled with a dainty white mother of pearl flower, a turquoise gemstone flower and a large red coral gemstone flower made of coral surrounded with lush green leaves, which back onto a black background made of onyx, which adds depth and dimension to the piece. The intricate design is set against a textured gold band with trifurcated shoulders, adding to the elegance and sophistication of the ring.
This antique Pietra Dura ring is a true testament to the exquisite craftsmanship of the era. Pietra Dura, which translates to "hard stone" in Italian, is a technique that involves using coloured stones to create intricate designs.
This ring, circa 1820, tests as 18ct. The ring has a slim ornate band and is in wearable condition with light marks commensurate with age.
Please find the SafeGuard report, (see the end image in the gallery) for more detailed information.
Approximate Size N UK/AU, 6½ US/CA, 54 FR/RU, 17 DE (approximate because the shank is oval shaped)
Ring weight: 4.58g
Head width: Approximately 17.3mm x 14.3mm
Antiques.co.uk Ref: JENMYQ82T
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