C. 1950 Vintage Red Carnelian Intaglio Ring in 14kt Yellow Gold. Size 6
C. 1950. From our Estate collection, this Retro-era ring captivates with an intaglio wrapped in roped 14kt yellow gold. The feminine figure is revealed in carved red carnelian. Red carnelian intaglio ring. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage Red Carnelian Intaglio Ring in 14kt Yellow 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.
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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CARNELIAN: A brownish-red mineral, carnelian has been used for centuries to make engraved gems and signet rings, intaglios and especially seal rings, because hot wax does not adhere to it. Its name comes from the Latin word for cherry, since the lush red color of the carnelian so resembles the vivid red fruit.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
, Size: 13X9 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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