Magnificent crystal Opal & Ruby 3.32ct gemstone 14K yellow gold high domed princes cocktail or right hand ring.This ring dates from the 1950's-60's. It is in excellent condition.
This beautiful ring has a lovely scrolled comfort gallery & a split shank. The center Ruby & the second layer of 7-3mm Ruby's are a gorgeous raspberry in color & are translucent. The third layer of 6-3mm Rubies that alternate with the opals are a darker red in color & are more opaque. The last 16-1mm Ruby's are also raspberry in color & translucent.
The first & last pictures of this ring were taken outside so you could see the gorgeous colors of the gemstones. The crystal Opals have broad flash & pinfire of green, teal, pink, purple & blue. We believe the Opals are from the Peabody mining area in Australia. The ring mount measures 15mm high from the bottom of the gallery to the top of the center Ruby & is 19mm in diameter. The shoulders are 7mm wide & the shank is 2.5mm wide x 2mm thick.
30-Round-cut Rubies which graduate in size from 4mm (center Ruby) to 3mm.
The center Ruby is .34ct.
The total carat weight for all the Ruby's is 2.78cts.
6-Round Opals which measure 3mm in size each.
The total carat weight for all the Opals is .54cts.
The total carat weight for all the gemstones is 3.32cts.
The total gram weight of the ring is 4.96 grams.
This ring is a size 6 3/4.
We test all of our gemstone jewelry for authenticity before we list them. If we find that they are synthetic we will dis-close that they are. In our lab we test for: single or double refraction, birefringence, pleochroism, specific gravity, silver, gold or platinum content & gram weight.
Item ID: 2011-1994
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