Antique Victorian 10k Gold & Citrine Colored Quartz Doublet Ring - size 8.5

Own a piece of gemstone history! This imitation citrine doublet (circa 1890-1910) is a perfect illustration of the deception that has existed throughout history in the gemstone marketplace.

Set in 10k gold, this ring features a colorless quartz crown fused to a yellow glass pavilion. Upon quick inspection without the benefit of a gemological microscope, it would be challenging to discern this ring from a genuine citrine (also a form of the quartz family). The impostor stone is brilliant in it's yellow-orange color and surrounded by 12 half seed pearls.

Material: 10k rose gold (unmarked, but acid tested) Stone: Doublet- Quartz top and yellow glass bottom Measurements: size 8.5 Weight: 2.9 grams Condition: Very good condition; however, one of the seed pearls has loss to the nacre.

We have many other fantastic offerings of period fine and costume jewelry posted on our Ruby Lane store, so please consider browsing our other items. We are always pleased to offer discounts on purchases of multiple items, and we send all items in individually packaged gift boxes.

Item ID: A218


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Orange/ White, Size: 8.5

$340 USD

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