ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE RING 15CT GOLD CIRCA 1900
This adorable Victorian ring is set in 15ct Gold, Circa 1900.
The pink Tourmaline is set across the centre, this beautiful stone is 0.75ct.
The Tourmaline is surrounded by a halo of Pearls and Emeralds.
The combination of gemstones represent the Suffragette movement.
Suffragettes liked to be depicted as feminine. Their jewellery was chosen to counter the stereotypes put forward by opponents that they were mannish or shrieking!
Give Women Votes. Green is for give, white is for women and violet is for votes.
Tourmaline represents a love of humanity and carries the virtue of unconditional love and friendship. The gemstones can be found in all colours of the rainbow and are considered to be one of today's most versatile gemstones.
Emerald derives its beautiful green colour from the presence of chromium and vanadium, it was thought to preserve love and has long been the symbol of hope.
Pearls have a wonderful lustre with a rich creamy tone, they are lovely lustrous and natural.
Beautiful engravings are set into the shanks of this lovely antique ring.
The shank is a little thin however, we can build this up for you if preferred.
The ring is steeped in Victorian history, and is fully hallmarked 15ct Gold.
It weighs 1.6 grams
Measures M½ in the UK or 7 3/4 USA - Can be sized, we offer this service for free, it takes approximately one week.
The face of this ring measures 13mm across x 11mm down
Stands 3mm off the finger
In excellent condition all round.