A pretty, small, early vintage silver ( 800 ) ring with a garnet stone set ( 9 in number ). Stamped for 800 silver plus a maker's mark. Probably Italian.
Garnet is the birthstone for January and the stone that celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage. The name “garnet” comes from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seedlike,” in reference to a pomegranate.
Size : diameter of the ring's face : 1 cm. ( 0 25/64" ). Shank's inner diameter : 16.1 mm. - which equates to sizes : 5 1/2 ( USA/Canada ), K 1/2 ( UK/Australia ) , 50.5 ( Europe ) - for example.
Weight : 3 g.
Condition : very good.
A vintage silver (800)and garnet stone set small ring.