That is a 3 ct ruby in gold mount. The ax head in center is 200 years old. The oil can tags date to the '20s It was a good 4 hours. Frank...-
PS: This is the picture I show to the neighbors to gain access for detecting on a 50/50 basis. By the way there eyes light up, I think it introduces GREED. lol
This is a better view of the blacksmith made ax head that I have conserved and mounted. As you can see it had a fault that caused a piece to break off. It was probably left when they cleared the lot 200 years ago, the age of the house.