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Antique Ring 22k Gold large Natural Coral Cabochon w Diamonds Unisex Big (6828)

Antique Ring 22k Gold large Natural Coral Cabochon w Diamonds Unisex Big (6828)

Regular price $3,250.00 USD
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Antique vintage ring. 22k gold, natural coral and diamonds. Made in India. Seller said 150 years old, but more likely early 20th century.

 

Measurements: Weight is 15.7 grams. Length of bezel is over an inch (27mm). Approximately US size 7.75

 

Description : Unisex ring, suitable for a man or a woman. This is a big ring. A large coral cabochon of a bright orange color is the centerpiece of the ring. The coral is adorned with richly scrolling gold foliage and stylised flowers, set with polki diamonds.

 

Coral is set in a high karat gold mount. Concentric borders spreading outwards - first a plain gold border, followed by a ropetwist and then a wider cylinder of openwork gold foliage. Hidden below the leaves is another fine ropetwist gold border and a closed gold back. The hoop/shank is engraved with concentric scrolls. At the very back, in the old Mughal style of rings, is a raised detail in navette shape.

 

Impressive and rich, the ring brings Mughal royalty to mind.

 

Marks and Metal: No marks, as is to be expected. Gold was acid tested to ensure metal purity.

 

Condition: Good with minor wear commensurate with age. Natural, old coral has small areas of imperfection as is to be expected, visible with a loupe, but not with the naked eye. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer. 

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