Antique Art Nouveau Carnelian Cabochon Ring Large Gemstone Hallmarked – Antique 1890s to 1910s sterling silver gemstone with its original, large, bezel set cabochon in the center. It is marked, tested and Guaranteed sterling silver. The band is stamped with many European hallmarks and maker marks embedded into the band. Beautifully made by hand having a leafy vine pattern in the silver elements that are hand applied to the perimeter. The cabochon has glowing reddish brown color with a lovely soft silky to the touch texture/finish that you would only find on an antique carnelian. You can look, see and feel that this is an original antique gemstone unlike the harder looking brown stones of today. This cabochon is also very, very chunky, tall and pointed upward indicative of Victorian and Art Nouveau era jewelry. Ring size is 3.75. The carnelian measures 1/2″ square by 1/2″ tall (20.32mm). Overall condition is excellent. No deep abrasions, cracks or inclusions to the stone. No dents, dings or tears to the sterling silver setting. Never altered or repaired. Minimal age wear. This is a gorgeous, original, Art Nouveau gemstone ring for your antique jewelry collection!!