Antique Victorian emerald & diamond ring (circa 1896), crafted in 18 karat yellow gold.
Weight: 3 grams
Stones: Three emeralds are set into the band, ranging in size from 0.25 carats (center) to 0.15 carats (two outer stones). The total emerald weight is estimated at 0.55 carats. The two old mine cut diamonds are estimated at 0.10 carats each (0.20 carats total estimated weight. The diamonds are estimated at I-J color and SI2-I1 clarity. Note: few chips to the emeralds (visible under a 10x loupe).
Size & Measurements: The ring is a size 7 1/4 (sizable). The band measures 4mm wide (0.15 inches), rising 4mm from the finger.
Metal & Hallmark: 18 karat yellow gold. The ring is hallmarked with a crown and "18" for 18 karat gold, three wheat sheaves with a sword in the center (Mark of Origin for Chester, UK) and the Date Letter sequence "N" for the year 1896.