A vintage gemstone ring. A gem set 3st stone ring, set to the centre with an oval garnet measuring 6 x 4.5mm with a 4mm round garnet either side. All set in a claw setting with a delicately designed bezel to a plain shank. All set in 18ct Yellow Gold. Hallmarked 1894. 3.2grams.
The Manchester Ship Canal is a wide, 36-mile (58 km) long, river navigation in North West England, opened to traffic on 1 January 1894 and officially opened on 21 May 1894. At the time of its completion, it was the largest navigation canal in the world.
The Big Ditch, as it is sometimes known, consists of the rivers Irwell and Mersey made navigable for seagoing ships from the Mersey Estuary to Salford Docks in Greater Manchester. It transformed Manchester from a landlocked city into a major sea port, known as the Port of Manchester.
A Victorian ring. hallmark 1894. An antique garnet set three stone ring.