Victorian Style 9kt Multi Gemstone "ADORE" Acrostic Ring
A beautiful Victorian style "ADORE" ring! This charming acrostic ring is made of 9kt yellow gold (indicating English origin), and has a very feminine and delicate appearance. The popularity of acrostic rings originates as part of a romantic Victorian tradition, continued in the modern day. Set across the front of the band is a row of five gemstones, whose first letters spell out the word "ADORE." The stones include an Amethyst, Diamond, Opal, Ruby, and an Emerald. All of the stones are faceted, with the exception of the smooth opal cabochon, and each stone is held within a shared prong setting. The sides of the ring are detailed with a lovely swirled motif that is strongly inspired by the Victorian era aesthetic. stamped inside the shank are several English hallmarks, which include the maker's initials "REM," a set of scales, the gold stamp "375," and an anchor. This sentimental ring would make a lovely everyday piece, and is a perfect gift for someone special.
Measurements: The ring has a finger size of a large 8.25, but could easily be resized up or down. The row of gemstones at the center rests approximately 3/16" above the finger when worn. The tapered band measures approximately 2.5mm wide at the back.
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or to the gemstones, all 5 of which are intact.