Burmese ruby and Diamond Three Stone Ring, circa 1890.
Burmese ruby and diamond three stone ring. Centrally set with an oval shape old cut natural unenhanced Burmese ruby in an open back claw setting with a weight of 0.80 carats, flanked by two cushion shape old mine diamonds in open back claw settings with a combined approximate weight of 0.55 carats, further adorned by six round eight cut diamond in closed back grain settings with a weight of 0.06 carats. The total approximate combined diamond weight is 0.61 carats, to an elegant three stone design featuring curving claws, an intricate pierced scrolling gallery and fancy backholing, to raised shoulders flowing through to a solid D-shape shank. Marked 18 carat yellow gold, circa 1890, accompanied by Gemmological Certification Services report #5782-2721.