There is some debate about the correct orientation of the lucky horseshoe. Some say it should be worn with points facing down in order for good fortune held within to pour forth, others say it should face up in order to catch the prosperity raining down from the heavens. This Victorian era horseshoe ring is modeled in gold and set with an array of bright, flinty rose cut diamonds.
14k gold (tests), 11 rose cut diamonds (2.5mm to 3mm width)
9, can be resized; 1/2" x 1/2" horseshoe, 1.1mm shank
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1837 — 1901
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An amulet is a personal ornament that protects the wearer from adversity, misfortune, illness, and even death.
In the 14th century, it was discovered that the only way to cut a diamond was with another diamond.