A late Victorian 18ct gold garnet single-stone ring. The oval-shape garnet, with tapered shoulders and plain band. AF. Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1899. Ring size V. Weight 5.2gms. Overall condition fair. Surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and dents in keeping with general age and wear.Garnet medium purplish red, fairly well saturated, with fair clarity and typical inclusions. Garnet has a large fracture, running through the stone, it is surface reaching and effecting the overall durability of the stone. Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.