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Ring ruby, silver Victorian style

$301.74

Size: 16.5

Silver ring with ruby and diamonds.

Victorian jewelry inherits its name to British Queen Victoria, who ruled the United Kingdom from 1837 until 1901. Victorian Jewelry had nature, history and emotion as a common theme, serving as an expression of feelings in a time of formality. This period ran parallel to the Industrial Revolution, en the emergence of a broader interest in jewelry, where it had been previously accessible for a social elite. Gems were cast in silver with diamnds, and finished with gold or gold plate. One can find Etruscan, Egyptian and Roman influences in the style of jewelry that later came to be known as Victorian jewelry.

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