SOLD--Victorian Emerald and Old Mine Diamond "Moi et Toi" Ring 14k c. 1890
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Just in time for Valentine's Day, another gorgeous Victorian Moi et Toi ring circa late 1800's! This one has a deep color natural emerald weighing approximately .35ct paired with a sparkling Old Mine cut diamond weighing approximately .35ct with IJ Color and SI1 Clarity, both set in beautiful crown motif 14k baskets.
Moi et Toi (or Toi et Moi as they are also known) were all the rage in the late Victorian era and were often given as romantic gifts or as engagement rings, but sisters and best friends also wore them! They were and are highly sentimental and personal pieces of jewelry.
This ring is currently a size 7 and can be resized as needed. Stamped with a worn "585" and acid-tested for metal content. Emerald is slightly abraded to table facet junctions. Prongs intact and stones tight in their settings.