English 18K Gold and Diamond Buckle Ring
This diminutive 18K gold English strap and buckle ring is set with two old mine-cut diamonds. The ring centers a buckle motif highlighted by two star-set old mine-cut diamonds accenting the strap. Light and prettily modeled, this charming old ring signifies love and attachment.
- Product Details
- Curator's Notes
Item #: R-20610
Size: 8 (this ring can be resized; please call the gallery for information)
Materials: 2 old mine-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 0.15 carat); 18 karat gold
Signed: With Maker's mark JH and letter date P for 1898-9, hallmarks for the town of Chester
Victorians prized jewelry for its symbolism and meaning that superseded for them its intrinsic value. The buckle was one of a group of motifs that symbolized Victorian high values of love, fidelity and eternity.