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Posted 2 years ago

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Peasejean55
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You can imagine my surprise when I saw this ring on ebay, I knew straight away who the maker was. I had to watched it for nine days, with in trepidation. The final few seconds I was shaking, I did pay more than I wanted to do, but eh, he's one of of my favourite makers.
As you can see it is a massive ring. The band and the shank is made of 9ct Gold as is the outer edge on which the silver design leaves and Amethyst are Set. I think it would probably have been made around the 1930s.
The Amethyst is oval and measures 13mm by 11 mm. The silver leaves are wonderful, I've looked through a lots of Bernards rings but not seen one like this.
When I first saw the ring and looked at the hallmarks 9ct & Silver, then to see the maker Mark B.I, I couldn't believe it, it can be very frustrating when you have jewellery that isn't marked.
Many thanks for looking

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  1. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    Lovely ring, Peasejean, love that amethyst. :)
  2. cherubchik cherubchik, 2 years ago
    Very beautiful cut amethyst! It looks magical!
  3. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Good shot Jean, plus it is identified by BI :-))
  4. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 2 years ago
    congratulations on this one, it's beautiful!
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    beautiful
  6. Alan2310 Alan2310, 2 years ago
    Yes, it's a thrill, I know and many others know also, what the last 10 seconds look like(and feel), not very long time ago, it's happen to me again with my last Vase, the last fews second, you feel the heart beats in your neck, kaboom Kaboom.

    Congrats again.

    Alan
  7. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 2 years ago
    just lovely....................
  8. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
    I think it was well worth the anxiety and money Jean. It is beautiful.
  9. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Hi Alan, I remember when I lived in Mexico my friend and I used to go and play Bingo (sad lol) we used to share the winning whoever won. I have the same feeling when I'm waiting for the end of a auction, as I did when I or my friend needed the last number, that Adrenaline rush, and yes the thumping of the heart. Thanks for passing by.
  10. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Many thanks, katherinescollections, cherubchik, Kyra, BellaEpoque, Manikin, old andsilly, Roycroftbooksfromme and racer for leaving some wonderful comments.
  11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Many thanks
    katherinescollections
    Caper kid
    Moonstonelover
    Kyra
    Cherubchik
    Alan
    Agram.m
    mikelv
    aghcollect
    BellaEpoque
    Manikin
    oldandsilly
    vetraio
    Roycroftbooksfromme
    racer
    SEAN
    ozmarty
    melaniej
    Elisabethan
    Rick
  12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Many thanks
    Indrozdenko
    Radegunder
  13. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Many thanks
    Elesgirl
  14. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 1 year ago
    Many thanks
    aura

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