Late Victorian Natural Pearl and Diamond Toi Et Moi Ring in 18ct Gold
This beautiful "toi et moi" ring has been crafted in the Late Victorian era and features a 1.10ct Cushion Cut Diamond and Natural Pearl. "Toi et Moi" can be seen as a symbol of union and love, making it a popular choice for and engagement ring, representing two souls together forever with the use of the two different gemstones twisted together in the design of this ring. Created from 18ct Yellow and White Gold, this ring with Diamond set twisted shoulders is the perfect engagement ring for an antique lover.
Cut: Old Cushion Cut
Carat: 1.10ct centre, 1.30ct total
|Ring Size: ||UK N 1/2 or US 6.75 |
|Condition: ||Very good, slightest signs of wear due to age and use |
|Defects: ||None |
|Date / Period: ||Late Victorian |
|Weight: ||4.5g |
|Dimensions: ||Head Height; 20mm. Head Depth; 7mm. Band Width; 1.5mm. |
|Materials: ||18ct White Gold, 18ct Yellow Gold |
|Stones: ||Diamonds, Natural Pearl|
Victorian (1837 - 1901)
The Victorian era lasted the full reign of Queen Victoria which saw vast expansion of the British Empire. Over her 64 year reign we saw changes in socialism, industry, fashion and jewellery, and women became the primary jewel wearers. There are three sub-periods in this era, the first being the 'Romantic Period' which reflected the Queens love for her husband, and the adoration shown from her nation. Manufacturing developments meant that by the end of this period jewellery was no longer made solely by hand. Following this, the time frame named the 'Grand Period' emerged where there was a revival of ancient jewelry styles, this period also began with much death and war which increased the demand for mourning jewellery. By the 1880's diamond pieces were very popular due to their discovery in South Africa in 1867. The final years of Victoria's reign, the 'Aesthetic Period', jewellery became lighter and smaller as women became an integral part of the workforce. The fashion trendsetters at this time were actors and actresses as the entertainment industry boomed.
- Product Code: RG692
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