C. 1950. Filled with personality and style, this marquise labradorite and .65 ct. t.w. diamond ring from the Retro-era section of our Estate collection captures the essence of that time. Round brilliant cut diamonds adorn the navette design with wonderful results. Textured, 18kt yellow gold ring. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
18KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 18kt is 75% gold. In Europe, 18K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Rose-Cut,
ROSE-CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1500s, with a flat back and a faceted top.
Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: SI1-SI2, Weight: 0.65 ct. t.w.)
LABRADORITE: A unique mineral named for the Canadian region where it was discovered. Labradorite glows with an aura called labradorescence, causing it to shift in color depending on the viewing angle.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise,
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
Weight: 16.50 carats, Size: 40x12 mm)