A lovely periwinkle blue natural Ceylon sapphire ladies ring.
The oval faceted sapphire is 1.3 carats , 7.85 x 6.42 x 3.2 mm. It is set in 18 k Yellow gold (hallmarked 18ct, WARD). In 4 claw setting, above a coronet with serpentine shoulders.
The sapphire is a natural gemstone with color zoning typical of the natural crystallization process.
In order to achieve the maximum carat size the lapidarist has cleverly offset the point in the gemstone. There is a slight scratch on the surface which is visible under magnification.
The ring size is: 6.75 (US, Canada); N 1/2 (Australia, Ireland, NZ, UK); 55 (France); 17 (Germany, Belgium, Scandinavia); 14 (Italy); 13.5 (Japan, China, India)
The ring weighs 2.2 grams