Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a 14kt. yellow gold bold and beautiful smoky quartz ladies vintage fashion ring c. 1960's. The solitaire style ring features a large, natural, round, faceted, prong set smoky quartz, sometimes inaccurately called smoky topaz. The stone is dark brown, rich, velvety and deeply saturated with color. There are no inclusions or faults in the stone. The stone is 17mm. round, or 14 carats (approximately). This beautiful stone is mounted in a split wing shank and sits high on the hand when worn. The ring is a size 10, can be re-sized and weighs 6.9 grams.
The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The ring is marked "14k". The smoky quartz was tested using a standard jeweler's gemstone tester. The smoky quartz size was calculated using a standard jeweler's caliper. The gemstone carat weight was calculated based on standard measurement practices. The stone was not removed from the piece to do physical testing or for weight.