For sale is this stunning antique Victorian silver. Saphiret faceted beautifully cut stones and. Hallmarked inside the band sterling and also a symbol. Top of ring is 3 cms x 2 cms.It has been in my own collection for years but I have been reluctant to sell it. The stones are mesmerizingly beautiful. Ring measures 1.8cms across inside edge to edge of ring. The ring is in superb condition with no chips or scuff marks on the stones. Saphiret stones were primarily, if not only, made in Gablonz, Czechoslovakia in the mid 1800's.
The unmistakable unique rosy pink to brick red brown and blue color combination was created by mixing actual melted gold into sapphire colored glass. Production of saphiret glass was halted around the turn of the century due to the fact that it was no longer cost effective as the price of gold had increased in value. So, by default jewelry containing them is considered either Victorian, Edwardian, or Arts & Crafts in era. Check out my other items. The item "Stunning antique Victorian high quality sterling silver Saphiret dress ring" is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017.This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage, Antique Jewellery". The seller is "ms-aloha-26" and is located in Melbourne, Victoria. This item can be shipped worldwide.