Alabaster & Wilson Half Hoop Ring in 18K Gold with Sapphires and Diamonds

Period and details: c. late 1800s - early 1900s Victorian; British origin

Marks: the ring bears the maker’s mark “A&W” for Alabaster & Wilson, a small but renowned jewelry house established 1887 in the historic Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, England.; a hand-inscribed ID number, 19307; and “18” denoting gold karat

Materials: 18K gold; sapphires; diamonds

Dimensions: 4.30 mm wide across the top north to south; the piece stands 3.90 mm tall above the finger at the center and tapers towards the shoulders

Size: 7 (free sizing)

Stones: all stones assessed in their mounting by a GIA GD—weights and grades are approximate.
    Primary: .35 ctw., est; three round cut sapphires—presumed natural, but makeup, origin, and treatment status cannot be verified without laboratory assessment
    Accents: .20 ctw., est.; two Old European Cut diamonds w/approx. G color and VS-to-SI clarity overall



Item TS368