Rare, Pre-Civil War Pearl and Green Garnet Ring:

Victorian Green Garnet and Pearl Ring
Antique Green Garnet and Pearl Ring

This ring setting was handmade of 15 karat yellow gold, and set with 1 carat of Green Garnets (Demantoid garnets) which has been hand cut and hand set. The circa date is 1850 to 1860 from the family.
About the Demantoid Garnet:
The star of green garnets is the rare demantoid, a gemstone for connoisseurs and gemstone lovers. Its brilliance is positively tremendous. Russia's star jeweler Carl Fabergé loved the brilliant green garnet from the Urals more than anything else, and used it in his creations.
Also set with 26 ocean seed pearls. This ring is from Pennsylvania Green Garnets were available but very expensive in the 19th Century. This ring is a size 6 1/4 now but can be resized if need, either larger of smaller.
The ring is dainty and in excellent condition with the current insured value of $2100.00 as of September 2011.

Price: $695.00