ITEM: Vintage Aquamarine & Diamond Ring.
COMPOSITION: 14K Yellow & White Gold.
GEMS: Oval cut Aquamarine (1) measuring 8 x 6 mm = 1.10 carats. Diamond (8) measuring 2.5 mm each = .40 ctw.
CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent.
WEIGHT: 2.4 Grams
MEASUREMENT: 1/2" wide, knuckle to knuckle (N to S).
MARKS: 14KT MEL 310.
SIZE: 4. We can re-size this for an additional fee. Please inquire if needed.
COMMENTS: This dainty aquamarine ring is accented by two diamonds on all four sides. It is pictured as we received it from a local estate. We will clean it prior to shipping. The photos don't do this ring justice, looks beautiful and delicate in person. The head of the ring is white gold and the shank is yellow. The diamonds are bright and white and there is no wear to report to the aquamarine. This ring will clean up beautifully!
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.
1.50 ctw Aquamarine and Diamond Ring 14k Gold