Extra Extra wide 10k rose gold JR Wood and Sons antique Victorian wedding cigar band ring

JR Wood & Sons- (New York, New York)- Established in Brooklyn, NY in 1850. Predecessors to Art Carved  Jewelry. In 1975 the company changed its name to the now famous and  iconic "Art Carved" Jewelry. According to Jewelry in America- 1600 to  1900 by Martha Gandy Fales, James R. Wood originally devoted himself to  the manufacturer of tools used in the jewelry making industry. (page  292). Additional resource, American Jewelry Manufacturers by Dorothy T.  Rainwater. (page 260) The company, now Art Carved Bridal, continues its legacy of fine  jewelry manufacturer and you can read about the company history here: http://artcarvedbridal.com/aboutAC-ourStory.shtml 

JR Wood & Sons maker marks:

The XXX (sideways W) hallmark signifies 10K gold content/ gold purity

The 14K (sideways W) hallmark signifies 14k gold content/ gold purity

The 18k (sideways W) Wood hallmark signifies 18k gold content/gold purity

Additional maker marks used by the company can be found in the last image below. These archives show of just a few of the JR Wood pieces that  we have had over the last 3-1/2 decades, as well as their corresponding  maker mark/hallmarks: 

Antique  Art Nouveau 10k gold morning glory flower letter S signet childs midi  pinky pinkie ring size 3 signed JR Wood and Sons circa 1900  

Antique  Art Nouveau 10k gold morning glory flower letter S signet childs midi  pinky pinkie ring size 3 signed JR Wood and Sons circa 1900

maker mark- Antique  Art Nouveau 10k gold morning glory flower letter S signet childs midi  pinky pinkie ring size 3 signed JR Wood and Sons circa 1900

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Antique Edwardian 14k gold .08 ct diamond bridal wedding solitaire engagement ring size 6.5 signed JR Wood and Sons circa 1910

 

maker mark- maker mark- Antique Edwardian 14k gold .08 ct diamond bridal wedding solitaire engagement ring size 6.5 signed JR Wood and Sons circa 1910

Antique Victorian 10k rose gold wedding ring cigar band JR Wood circa 1890  

maker mark- Antique Victorian 10k rose gold wedding ring cigar band JR Wood circa 1890

Antique Victorian signed JR Woods & Sons 10k rose gold baby ring circa 1890  

maker mark- Antique Victorian signed JR Woods & Sons 10k rose gold baby ring circa 1890  

Mans Victorian 10K Gold 6.5 Gram Signet Ring Size 11.5 Signed JR Wood and Son circa 1900  

maker mark- Mans Victorian 10K Gold 6.5 Gram Signet Ring Size 11.5 Signed JR Wood and Son circa 1900  

Signed JR Wood and Sons antique Victorian 10k rose gold hand engraved wide cigar wedding band ring circa 1890  

maker mark- Signed JR Wood and Sons antique Victorian 10k rose gold hand engraved wide cigar wedding band ring circa 1890

Vintage Art Deco 18k white gold signed JR Wood & Sons wedding band circa 1920s

maker mark- Vintage Art Deco 18k white gold signed JR Wood & Sons wedding band circa 1920s

JR Wood & Sons- American Jewelry Manufactures by Dorothy T. Rainwater, page 260