With a graduating line of cushion- and oval-cut rubies, approx. .24, .28, .73, .39, and .20 carat, with GIA stating that the 3 center-stones are from Burma without treatment. Rose-cut diamond accents. Mounted in 18k yellow gold with a scroll motif. Center: 6.8mm, band: 2.2mm. Circa 1860.
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