A Victorian/Edwardian emerald and diamond 18ct gold ring, th...
A Victorian/Edwardian emerald and diamond 18ct gold ring, the central rectangular step cut emerald (measuring 5mm x 2.5mm), with a further rectangular step cut emerald to either side (measuring 3mm x 2mm), interspersed by four round old cut diamonds, all claw set in yellow gold to scrolling gallery mount and shoulders, continuing to a plain polished yellow gold shank, ring size N 1/2, weight 2.7gms
Overall condition is fair. Emeralds show signs of oil treatment or coating. Moderate wear the the facet edges on all stones, general scratching and small chips to all stone faces, large crack running across outer facets of central stone. All diamonds are present and in tact. Some wear to the claws, mostly concentrated to claws on the emeralds. Scrolling gallery in good order, no signs of splitting or repair. Moderate thinning to the shank concentrated to the bottom. No signs of thinning, denting or repair.
Hallmarks for London, however date latter is worn.