C. 1950 Vintage Black Onyx Ring With Carved Shell and Diamond Accents in 14kt White Gold. Size 6
C. 1950. This vintage ring from our Estate collection is filled with drama and intrigue! A marquise-shaped black onyx flips over to reveal an elegant white shell carving of a young girl. Two designs in one! Gorgeous detailing along the shank adds to the charming appeal of this treasure. 14kt white gold ring. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage Black Onyx Ring With Carved Shell and Diamond Accents in 14kt White Gold. Size 6)
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
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: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Single-Cut
SINGLE-CUT: A gemstone cutting technique that dates back to the 1300s. Still used today, the single-cut usually features 18 facets that go in one direction without crossing each other.
, Color Grade: H, Clarity: SI2
CLARITY SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.02 carats)
ONYX: A favorite of the ancient Greeks and Romans, this glossy black gemstone adds a sophisticated shine to rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Perfect for day or night, onyx delivers a dramatic dose of color to gold and sterling silver jewelry designs.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Carved
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
, Size: 18.5x8.5 mm)
SHELL: A treasured gift of the sea, shell has been used for ornamentation since recorded time. Shell makes a classic choice for cameo designs and is often carved in relief to display a ladylike motif, presented in a frame of precious metal.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Cameo
CAMEO: A low relief carving where the carving is above the background layer. Usually carved in shell or stone to portray the profile of a woman.
, Size: 18.5x8.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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