This is an ornate and delightful antique 9ct gold amethyst gemstone ring. The gemstone is collet-set into the ring, 'cushion shaped' and of size 8.0mm x 6.0mm. It is beautifully cut, in excellent condition and bordered by a decorative engraved surround. It is closed off from the reverse side of the head of the ring, a typical characteristic of early Victorian ring jewellery. The head of the ring measures 12.0mm x 10.0mm. The shank exhibits 'engraved foliate markings' all the way around its outer perimeter which enhances the attractive appearance and character of the ring. Size 'P-Q'(UK), 8.25(US). Weighs 3.9 grams. The ring is in superb condition throughout with a genuine amethyst gemstone, no repairs and is most like dated from the early-mid Victorian era.