Darling antique Victorian 10k yellow gold green doublet and seed pearl ring, size 5. Measures 5.2mm in width, band tapers to 1mm at the back of the ring shank, weighs 1.4 grams. The ring is not hallmarked, has been carefully tested to guarantee 10k solid gold content/purity. Maker marked inside the ring shank "W" in diamond shaped trade mark, E.M. Weinberg & Company (Newark, New Jersey). According to American Jewelry Manufacturers by Dorothy T. Rainwater, they advertised in the trade publication Jewelers Circular around the turn of the century and were out of business by 1909. They were manufacturers of jewelry and gold rings. The doublets simulate green emerald and measure 3mm in diameter. The eight very tiny seed pearls each measure .5mm. In excellent well cared for condition. Circa late 1800s. This is a dainty little ring and most suitable for women with petite slender fingers.
A doublet is an assembled composite gemstone consisting of two pieces of the same or different gem materials, or one gem material and a second of glass. Doublets were often used in pieces from this era and the use of them indicates just one way in which the date of the piece can be authenticated.
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