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Still a nice find
They told me I’d never be any good at poetry, because I’m dyslexic, but so far I’ve made 3 jugs and a vase.
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Take a look at the nice rounded edge of the medieval ring you posted
then look at the unfinished edge of yours in photo three
Done will to find it. They don't give much of a signal when there's a break in them
IF it is ,then your in with a shout of it being well worth further investigation . IF it isn`t , then some times we just have to swallow the bitter pill of realisation .
But! I sincerely am rooting for you and hope its not going to be a disappointment ,as often lots of what we find sadly do come to be disappointments, and unfortunately its part and parcel of how the game goes.
Yes, an interesting find -welldone Emerly!
Can I suggest that your jeweller friend do an Acid test on the metal (gold ).
A fairly standard NON- Destructive test that will point you in the right direction.
Also,if the test reveal a high metal ( gold ) content say over 18 carat purity - it is more than likely to be quite old, if lower than 18 ct on the acid test, most likely to be contemporary.
This is also a good indication for the gem.
However, given the amount of surface wear visible on the gem in comparison to the metal, I suggest a softer material than Ruby, possible garnet or paste depending on age of the ring.