Antique Ostby Barton 10K Gold. 50ct Genuine Ruby & Diamond Victorian Ring 1.6g. Featured for sale here is an estate antique Victorian Ostby Barton 10K solid yellow gold genuine ruby & diamond ring!! 15ct glowing red simulated rubies are set in this ring with genuine diamonds consisting of one.
Diamonds and gemstones have minor nicking and chips but overall look great. Solid hallmarked 10K yellow gold; some original patina present on the gold.
Measures 10 mm at the face of the ring and 1.7 mm at the shank. Founded in 1879 in Providence, Rhode Island, Ostby Barton produced remarkable pieces until they ceased production in the 1950's. One of the co-founders, Engelhart Ostby is also known for being one of the people who perished on the infamous R. The Maltese cross next to the hallmark indicates this piece was made during Ostby's lifetime, meaning this piece was made prior to 1912! Victorian detail throughout make this a piece that will be treasured now and for generations to come!
Beautifully crafted detail is the perfect mix of history and beauty! A must have for your jewelry collection! Thank you for shopping with us! We work hard to describe our items as accurately as we can. We attach large up close photos so you can make your own assessments.
Condition, quality and grading of items varies by individual and these are our opinions. The gemstones and diamond in our pieces are all 100% natural unless we have stated they are not and label them lab created or simulated. The item in the photos are the actual item you will receive! We take our photos at a higher magnification than the naked eye, you may see things in the photos that will not be visible in person!
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The approximate retail price we state is not an appraisal; we do not provide appraisal prices on the items we sell. You are the only person who can determine the worth of the piece. The item "Antique Ostby Barton Estate 10K Gold. 50ct Genuine Ruby & Diamond Victorian Ring" is in sale since Thursday, April 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings".trading" and is located in Dearborn, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.