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ANTIQUE GEORGIAN PASTE LARGE RING OLD CUT PASTE STONES CIRCA 1780


Product Code: 5985
£995.00
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This fabulous Georgian beautiful large Old Cut Paste stone ring 

which is foiled backed in its original gallery.

When you look at this beautiful ring, it takes you on a journey,

each facet is hand polished of the Old Cut Paste stones.

The paste stones are set in silver.

The Romans in particular were very skilful in the production of coloured glass pastes.

Set with a closed backed silver gallery and 18ct gold shank

The shank is a lovely ornate gold decorated shank, with beautiful workmanship.

A worn hallmark can be seen on the reverse of a letter R

This ring is over 250 years old.

A fabulous find of Georgian, paste original jewellery

Paste is heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones because it has relatively high indices

of refraction and strong dispersion

Set with a closed backed silver gallery and 18ct gold shank

The ring weighs 15.6 grams, most rings weigh 3 grams.

Can be sized

We can provide a written Valuation on completion of sale.

The ring measures Q 1/2 UK or 8 1/2 USA

Measures 28mm down or 1.2 inches

The ring may have originally been a large paste hat pin or a button then turned into a ring over its life time.


ITEM NUMBER 5985


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