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Victorian Ruby & Diamond Twin Hearts Ring

$8,500

This exceptional twin heart engagement ring dates to the early Victorian era. The pair of hearts represent the couple, of course, and the gemstones themselves also have significance - the diamond represents fidelity and longevity and the ruby, romantic love and passion. Framed in rose cut diamonds, the hearts are formed in a long pear shape with almost imperceptible clefts at the tops.

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  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), approximately .40ct old cut diamond, approximately .47ct ruby, 29 1.5mm rose cut diamonds

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    7.75, can be resized; 10.4mm head, 1.7mm shank

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18371901

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

FROM ROUGH TO BRILLIANT:The Dawn of Diamond Cutting

In the 14th century, it was discovered that the only way to cut a diamond was with another diamond.

RelatedHistory Lesson

HEARTS:The Symbol of Love

The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.