Antique Cabochon Garnet Gothic Revival Enamelled Ring

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In the Renaissance Revival style, we present this unusual and scarce Continental (likely Austro Hungarian we feel) enamelled cabochon Garnet Carbuncle ring. In 14ct Gold this piece dates to the mid 19th century when a Gothic Revival was influencing design all over Europe. 

In the style of Episcopal rings worn by the clergy which oft show a Garnet to symbolise the blood of Christ, this was a time when men of art and thought who could afford to wore more decorative rings to express their inclination. The oval Garnet is ornamented to the shoulders with exquisitely coloured floral enamel. There is sadly quite a bit of loss to the enamelling and there is some sign of lead repair but being such a special piece we feel that someone will love it even so. 

The ring size is an 'R' or '8.5' and sadly no adjustment is possible. 

See a ring in the collection at the V&A here to understand the inspiration for this piece. 

If you'd like to pay for this piece in instalments, our Layaway Terms can be read here. 

Most of our rings can be adjusted to fit for free, this can be done on purchase by making a note in the order form if you know the size, or at a later date if it is a gift. You can download our handy ring sizing guide here, but don't hesitate to contact us if you need further help with this. If visiting us size adjustments can usually be done in around an hour-ish. 

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