Our ring has the aura of a vintage treasure at a very nice price. The misty blue marquise calcite center stone is festooned in a ribbon of beaded black rhodium and .80 ct. t.w. sapphires. 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver ring.
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.
Gold Over Sterling
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CALCITE: An intriguing mineral that comes in an infinite variety of colors and shapes, making every piece of calcite jewelry unique. Presented in a vast selection of forms from rough-cuts to cabochons, there is a piece of calcite jewelry for every time and every place.
(Color: Blue, 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: 11.50 carats, Size: 25X10 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 16, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.80 ct. t.w., Size: 2 mm)