Osborne is an alluring and authentic Victorian era (circa 1900) 18k yellow gold engagement ring. This vintage beauty centers an elongated Oval cabochon white opal, gauged at approximately 8mm x 6mm with a warm rainbow play-of-color. The dreamy opal is framed by a halo of fourteen Old Mine Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.45ct, each set perfectly within a subtle prong setting. The ring is finished with a simple yellow gold shank. Osborne is currently a size 6 and can be sized to fit.
8mm x 6mm + 0.45ct
13.40mm x 10.93mm
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The Victorian Period was named for Queen Victoria, who inherited the throne of England in 1837 when she was only 18 years old. Victoria was young, beautiful, and loved immensely by her subjects. Her tastes in fashion and jewelry were highly regarded and inspired the Victorian jewelry trends of the time. Queen Victoria was married in 1840, and she wore a snake motif ring (a symbol of eternal love at the time) set with her birthstone, a brilliant green emerald, as her engagement ring. In the Victorian era, it was very common for birthstones to be used instead of diamonds for engagement rings. After Victoria’s beloved Albert passed away in 1861, the queen went into the customary mourning period for 18 months, which inspired the gold lockets and black jet pieces commonly seen in this period.
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