ITEM: Retro Glamorous Large Blue Spinel Ring circa 1950's
COMPOSITION: 14K Yellow Gold
GEM: Sky Blue Spinel measuring 17 mm = 23.0 Carats based on measurement
CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent
WEIGHT: 10.3 Grams
MEASUREMENT: 7/8" wide, knuckle to knuckle (N to S)
MARKS: None, acid tested to 14k standard
SIZE: 8, we can size for an additional fee. Please inquire if needed.
COMMENTS: Fabulous large retro ring crafted in 14k yellow gold displaying a gorgeous round faceted blue Spinel gemstone. It is a very lively gemstone with lots of sparkle! The mounting has lovely pierced details with decorative scrolled shoulders. Pictured as received from a local estate. Cleaning and/or polishing are available by request t no additional cost.
The origin of the name spinel is unknown. It may be a derivative of the Latin word "spinella" or from a Greek word meaning spark, in reference to the bright red or orange color of some crystals although spinel comes in a vast array of colors.
Spinel is the great impostor of gemstone history: many famous rubies in crown jewels around the world are actually spinel.
Spinel is thought to protect the owner from harm, to reconcile differences, and to soothe away sadness.
Retro Ring BIG 23 Carat Blue Spinel, 14k Gold
$732 $975 SALE