"Carnival Colors"

SOLD Early Victorian Opal and Ruby 9k Gold Ring

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  • Regular price $1,150.00

This sweet early Victorian ring is a great stacker. Still charming today after almost 200 years.  If you enjoy collecting antique jewelry, this is a wonderful example with its delicate curves and precious stones. 

The opals display pleasant, desirable myriad of internal colors, from cool blues to fiery orange. The gold is a bright and sunny 9k yellow, with sturdy craftsmanship. The shank has a well-formed circular shape, with no distortion, for a comfortable and consistent fit.

Materials and Features: 

  • 3 cabochon-cut opals
  • 2- faceted rubies
  • 9k yellow gold [acid tested for fineness]

Age/Origin: Estimated early 1900s.


  • Weight: 1.7 g
  • Dimensions: 5.1 mm ring face width; 1.8 - 2.0 mm shank width; 0.9 mm shank thickness
  • Ring size: 7.0 US

Marks: -None-

Condition: The opals and ruby stones are free of any chips or overt cracks; minor typical inclusions may be present. The stones are held sturdily within the ring face. Some patina tarnishing is present on the finer prong details.

Please view and inspect our photos closely, as they are considered part of the condition report. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.