Beautiful antique Victorian claw-set almandine garnet ring hallmarked for Birmingham, 1898. The round cabochon garnet is framed by a wide, thick frill of 9CT gold which extends into the shank. The combination of reddish violet and rich gold is gorgeous. The garnet measures 9mm by 7mm; slight natural inclusions in the stone can't be seen when worn. Size 7-1/2, weight 4.3g. The condition is excellent.