A gem-set 'Regard' ring Set with a graduated row of cushion-cut gems - ruby, emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby and diamond, spelling 'REGARD', all to claw settings, between scalloped shoulders to a plain hoop, inscribed 'J. McK' inside shank.
15ct Gold REGARD & Pearl Ring 1881.Ruby, Emerald, Garnet, Amethyst, Ruby and Diamond, spelling out the word REGARD. The recipient of this ring knows that the donor holds her in high regard. Delightful example of late Victorian symbolic jewellery. Set in 15ct Gold and Hallmarked for Birmingham 1881
An enamel and gem-set 'regard' ring, c.1835; the first letters of each stone spell out the word 'regard' (e.g., ruby, emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby, diamond – NB this ring has been photographed upside down). (Sotheby's)