A Carnelian Silver Gold Ring By Bernard Instone

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set in silver with a 9ct gold band and cabochon carnelian gemstone c.1930s

Bernard Instone was born in 1891 at "Neston Villa" in Kings Norton, Birmingham. In 1903 at the age of 12 he received a scholarship to attend the Central School of Art. His talent shone through and he received two further scholarships to continue his training. He studied jewellery and practical silversmithing at the Birmingham School of Jewellery in Vittoria Street from 1904 until 1912 where he excelled. While at the school he studied under the famous Arts and Crafts jeweller Arthur Gaskin.

  • Origin British
  • Period 1930s
  • Style Arts and Crafts
  • Materials Gold Silver
  • Main Gemstone Carnelian
  • Ring Size M
  • Carat for Gold 9 K
  • Hallmark 9ct & SILVER BI
  • Dimensions 2.8cm x 2.8cm