Glorious 18K white gold vintage Art Deco filigree genuine blue sapphire solitaire ring, size 6. Genuine natural (NOT lab created synthetic) round faceted sapphire measures 5mm in diameter x 2.2mm in depth (.40 carat). It has a rich deep blue color, color zoned banding evident with magnification- in excellent condition with a few tiny flea nips at the facet junctions that upon extremely close examination are internal inclusions that reach the surface of the gem. Faces up beautifully! The mounting is very ornate with filigree and chaff of wheat engraving down the shoulders. Measures 5/16 north/south and weighs 1.9 grams. Hallmarked "18K" on the inside of the ring shank and also maker signed "C.F.S.". Sapphire is extremely durable and would make a good everyday ring, September birth stone ring, and would also be a lovely alternative to a traditional diamond engagement ring. In excellent condition. Circa 1920. Stunning! J154.
Gemstone variety: Sapphire
Weight: 0.40 cts.
Color: 155 - medium dark Blue; very slightly greyish (heated)
Clarity: SI2, Slightly included 2
We use GIA diamond and colored stone grading standards as well as subscribing to Gemval reference guide services. We are GIA certified in Diamonds, Diamond Grading, Colored Stones, and Gem Identification.
Sapphire is the blue variety of the mineral corundum. Very durable, positively regal, and prized throughout the ages, including numerous references in both the old and new testaments of The Bible. The gem symbolizes nobility, truth, and faithfulness and has adorned high clergy and royalty throughout the ages. Sapphires durability, second only to diamond, make it a wise choice for everyday wear, and for an alternative to the diamond engagement ring. Sapphire is also the traditional gem of choice for the 5th wedding anniversary.
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