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Luck follows you wherever you roam wearing this antique Victorian natural pearl and diamond ring in buttery yellow gold in the shape of a symbolic horseshoe. Great right hand ring, meaningful gift, would flatter either a lady or gentleman hand.
The horseshoe has a long history of being a protective symbol. The lucky emblem’s status has survived over the centuries and many ancient societies considered a horseshoe to be sacred.
Crafted in the form of a horseshoe studded with eleven diamonds, it shimmers to the world with approx .60 Ct by spread.
At the center a natural saltwater bouton pearl measuring approx 5.2 mm in diameter shimmering full of symbolism in a romantic palette of warm whites.
This powerful ring started its life as pin and transformed later in an elegant ring bringing with it its history symbolism and meaning.
Artfully crafted in 14 Kt rose gold during Victorian era, tested.
Very good overall condition commensurate to use and age.
It is believed that the good luck powers of the horseshoe date back to the story of a blacksmith maned Dunstan and the devil. Dunstan defeated the devil nailing a horseshoe to his hoof with the promise to release him only if he promised to never enter a place with a horseshoe on the door. Dunstan eventually became the archbishop of Canterbury in 959 AD and later canonised as saint.
14 Kt rose gold, tested
1 natural saltwater pearl measuring approx 5.2 mm in diameter ;11 rose cut diamonds totalling approx .60 Ct by spread;
head of the ring is 14.5 mm x 11.6 mm (hxw); sits 7.8 mm high on finger including pearl
very good overall condition