} Early 1800s Rose Cut Garnet & Marcasite Ring - Gem Set Love

Early 1800s Rose Cut Garnet & Marcasite Ring

Gem Set Love

The combination of a deep red Garnet with Marcasites give this ring an alluring dark sparkle.

Bezel set in the center is a natural Rose Cut Garnet and surrounding it are 14 faceted Marcasites. Attached to the scalloped edge of the central plaque is a forked shank with a small rolled shoulder detail. The ring is constructed of base metal which has been gold sheeted, a common occurrence in the 19th c.

Size: 6.5 sizing is not advised

Measurements: 14mm x 10mm at top, 1.5mm at back of shank

Materials: Gold sheeted base metal, Natural Garnet, Marcasites

Condition: Good for its age, with some wear to the underside, and some light facet wear, 1 marcasite has a crack.

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