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Antique Victorian 18ct Rose Gold And Diamond Opening “FRED” Buckle Ring - Chester 1892

Sale price$2,450.00 AUD

Laybys welcome! Contact Us today to secure your dream piece.
Superb and rare Victorian ‘buckle’ ring with a hidden surprise!
Crafted from rich 18ct rose gold with yellow gold hues, and designed as a hinged buckle ring opening to reveal the name ‘FRED’ inside.

Set with an old mine cut diamond to the face of the buckle, bed claw set, to a gypsy star motif.

Wide at a lovely 8.4mm, low rise and silky smooth o the finger, this beauty is a pleasure to wear.

Fully hallmarked for manufacture in Chester in 1892.  Sadly the makers marks are indistinct, however the other hallmarks are crisp and clear.

Does the name ‘FRED’ have meaning to you? A loved one or perhaps a special fur baby?  This rare ring could suit many tastes!

STONES
Diamond
1 @ approximately  2.76mm or 0.08ct

MEASUREMENTS
8.4mm Wide at widest point of buckle
Shank 5mm
Rise 2.5mm

WEIGHT
3.78 Grams

MARKS
Makers marks faded
‘Crown’ / Chester symbol / 18 / ‘I’ for 1892

SIZE
P 1/2 or 18.1mm diameter US 8
Could be resized with care

CONDITION
Very very good antique condition.  Hinge section opens and closes very securely.  Diamond has no chip and is bright, white and lively.  Minor marks to gold, insignificant.  Stunning ring.