MASSIVE vintage estate 14k gold smoky quartz and seed pearl Bacchante intaglio statement ring with hearts, size 8-1/4. So many gorgeous design details including a tiny seed pearl bezel painstakingly strung on gold wire, and raised rope work hearts on the shoulders with beaded accents. The genuine smoky quartz intaglio features a left facing Bacchante with grape leaves scattered through her head dress, and faceted crown and pavillion facets- really gorgeous absolutely top shelf gem cutting. The intaglio represents the mythological goddess of wine, a Maenad called a Bacchante (maids of Bacchus the wine god, also known as Dionysus). The gem measures 19.5mm x 16mm x 7mm (12.73 carat). Measures 1" x 7/8" with a rise of 5/16", band tapers to 1/16" at the back of the ring shank. Hallmarked "14K" on the inside of the ring shank. A big, showy ring with a very heavy sturdy weight of 10.7 grams. In outstanding extremely well cared for condition, an estate piece circa mid century 1960's.
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Gemstone variety: Smoky Quartz
Weight: 12.73 cts.
Color: 024 - medium light reddish Orange; very slightly brownish
Clarity: VS, Eye clean 2
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