Antique Victorian 18ct Gold Fire Opal & Diamond Ring, With Original Box
Antique Victorian 18ct gold fire opal & diamond ring, with original box, (c1880). Central cabochon fire opal, 0.2ct approximately, surrounded by 10 claw set old cut diamonds. Each diamond being 0.05ct approximately. Set into 18ct gold, the shoulders being split band, & the shank marked 18ct. Complete with it's original presentation case. The inside of the lid has the Jewellers name & address, "Watchmakers, Jewellers & Diamond Merchants, Winegartens Ltd, 157, Bishopsgate, London, E.C.Z". An extremely sparkly & beautiful ring from the Victorian period. A fantastic addition to a collection.
Significant events 1875-1885
1876 Queen Victoria is granted the title of Empress of India from 1877.
1880 The first electric streetlight is installed in Indiana.
1885 The first pedestal flush toilet is demonstrated at the Beaufort Works, Chelsea.
U.S.A: 4 3/4
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing.
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