Antique Victorian TortoiseShell Pique 18K Gold Star Ring
Rare antique Victorian pique ring set with fine 18K yellow gold stars. 5 golden stars are strategically placed on the domed bombe style ring that graduates towards the back. The technique for making pique, inlaying gold and silver into shell or ivory, was brought to England by the Huguenots when they were expelled from France in the late 17th Century. Pique jewelry blossomed in the late 1800s. All original superb antique Victorian ring!
Materials: 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Ring Size: 5.75 US, L 1/2 UK - This ring can not be resized
Measurements: 13.85mm wide in the front and 4mm in the back. The ring sits 7mm off the finger.
Condition: In excellent condition with no missing stars with no splits to the pique.