This gorgeous sterling silver ring has a large purple emerald cut stone in the center. The stone is a simulated alexandrite. The depth of color and the shape are outstanding. The band is a modernist design, simply beautiful. The stone is set up on prongs with a substantial base. Ring is size 8. The setting measures 5/8" front to back. Note the cut-outs on the side of the band. This is an exceptionally nice ring. It is marked 925 and has a maker's mark with a star in the center. It is in excellent condition with some old patina - easy to polish away. Ring weigh about 11 grams. This ring is sure to bring you many compliments.