A 9ct gold ring from 1941 (fully hallmarked) is paired with a star flower in 9ct gold from the Victorian times. The ring has squared off sides,is approximately 1.2mm wide, and is patterned with notches all the way around. The head of the ring is a gold flower shape, within this is a star shape setting holding 6 seed pearls, and at the centre, a 1.5mm ruby.
The Victorians were obsessed with botany, and this was often translated into jewellery by way of floral motifs, which conveyed love and sincerity to the receiver. Stars were another popular motif, symbolising the direction wearers would need in their life, in much the same way as how sailors of old looked to them at night to guide their navigation through the seas. Rubies are considered the stone of love, energy, passion, power, and a zest for life. Like no other gemstone in the world, Ruby is the perfect symbol for powerful feelings.
This ring is a perfect example of the sentimentality of the Victorians, and perfect to give as a gift of love, to yourself or some other lucky person!Measurements:
- Ring size K.5 - L
- Diameter of flower 8mm
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Victorian star flower gold ring