ITEM: Vintage Natural Aquamarine Hexagonal Crystal Ring.
COMPOSITION: 14K Yellow Gold.
GEM: Naturally occurring Aquamarine crystal (1) measuring 12 X 5 mm = approximately 3 carats. Gemstone weight is approximate based on measurement. No gems are removed in order to maintain the integrity of the piece.
CONDITION: Estate item, excellent.
WEIGHT: 3.9 Grams.
MEASUREMENT: 1/4" wide, knuckle to knuckle (N to S).
SIZE: 7. We can size this ring for an additional fee. Please inquire if needed.
COMMENTS: This beautiful organic ring features a hand made custom mount embracing a natural mined Aquamarine hexagonal crystal. A fancy pierced Greek Key design embellishes the mounting on each side.
Gem quality Aquamarine is found naturally occurring as hexagonal crystals - some as long as 39" long! This unique gem does have some natural inclusions that are visible to the naked eye.
Folklore and Mythology of Aquamarine
Aquamarine was traditionally worn by sailors to protect them from the water and against storms. Aquamarine has also been used to protect against gossip. In medieval Europe, aquamarine was believed to re-awaken love in a marriage and to make soldiers invincible in battle. The Greeks believed that aquamarine would absorb the energy of young love and was considered the best gift for a groom to give his bride after consummating their marriage. It was popular among European royalty to wear aquamarine as an antidote to poison. Ancient Romans used Aquamarine in treating ailments of the stomach, liver and throat.
Pictured as received from a local estate. Polishing is available upon request at no additional cost. See our other items and combine shipping. Please wait for a revised invoice before paying for multiple purchases.
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