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14ct Gold Ruby Pendant & Earring/brooch Hallmarked Birmingham 1978 LW

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Ruby Jewelry8 of 3614k Gold Ring c1970 with a Lab Ruby - UV Test Illustrated10K Natural Ruby Vintage Ring
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    I purchased this about 10yrs ago and left it in a box, item is hallmarked Birmingham 1978 - letter D, LW maker, but has no gold Mark. When I first purchased it I expected it was plated sterling underneath. But to my surprise when I tested it, it came as 14ct gold, I have filed the end of the earring vigorously but the item always is the same 14ct gold. I bought this at a bootfair and originally had the other earring for about 10 seconds, until I placed it in my pocket which I must of missed with the other earring. When I got home and found the pendant to be gold I went back to the field and spent hours looking for it but no luck. The farmer who owned the field even got a metal detector to help but someone must of found it, not long after I left. Length approx 2.5cm including hoop. By the way the stones are deeper red than shown in pictures, sometimes pictures don't show properly.

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    1. lee120275 lee120275, 4 years ago
      Thank you Manikin the earring will make a nice pin/brooch as I lost the other
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Birmingham's gold mark is an anchor on it's side. Is that not on any of the pieces?
    3. davyd286, 4 years ago
      Very pretty! May it's just the way the pics make the stones look but I'm seeing garnets, not rubies.
    4. lee120275 lee120275, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone, Yes it is hallmarked with an anchor I'm British remember lol, Just the camera is not the best picture 2. Also the colour is a lot deeper red, look at the white paper towel it looks yellow in some places not white. Every picture I take on my iPad comes out the same and to tell you the truth I just about know how to use it, when I start trying to change stuff things get worse.
    5. lee120275 lee120275, 4 years ago
      No make that pic 3
    6. Camillejewelryluva, 4 years ago
      I have those earrings

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