victorian ruby and 14k gold navette ring

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The Story

Dating to circa 1880s-1900, this unusual 14 karat yellow gold ring is filled to the brim with antique cut rubies. Twenty-five chunky old cuts fill the elongated shape creating a cobblestone effect.  Slightly different in color, the combination of the reds and pinks set against the rich yellow gold is striking.  The back of the settings are open allowing light to shine through and make the colors pop. 

This is one of the only navette rings we've ever seen exclusively made with rubies.  Most are all diamond or have an accent stone, but not usually all in one colored stone, making this piece an extra special find. 

The long navette shape ring takes up great real estate on your finger at 1.81 inches in length.  We think it would make an incredible engagement ring as well as a stunning right-hand ring.

  • Style Number: R1354
  • Victorian, circa the late 1880s-1900
  • 14k yellow gold
  • 25 rubies, old round cut rubies ranging in size from 2.25 mm to 3 mm
  • Height of front face of ring 1.18", depth of ring as it sits off finger 5 mm, width at center 0.34"
  • Band width 1.7 mm
  • Size 6, Fox & Bond can resize this ring up to a size 10 and down to a size 4
  • Great antique condition- wear consistent with age and use

Currently a size 6, Fox & Bond can resize this ring up to a size 10 and down to a size 4.

For all Fox & Bond ring resizing, we use a trusted jeweler who is an expert in antique jewelry.  Resizing takes approximately 2-3 weeks, and prices vary depending on the metal, complexity, and size needed.  

Please note rings that have been resized are not eligible for return or exchange as we believe in preserving each piece's integrity. You may send a ring back to us for resizing at a later date if you would like to keep the option of making a return available to you. Please see our FAQs section for more information.

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