E350 Late Victorian Amethyst Crown Set Ring:


The rings’ setting is 9 Karat yellow Gold with open work shoulders. The ring is set with a 2 1/2 Carat light natural Amethyst Gemstone. The Amethyst is held with 16 prongs. This style of setting is called crown set looking from the side view it looks like a small crown holding the gemstone. Amethyst Facts:
Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family. It must be purple to be amethyst, but it can display a range of shades including deep purple, light lilac, lavender and mauve. Top quality amethyst is a deep medium purple with rose-colored flashes. Its purple color made it a stone of royalty for many thousands of years.
The ring is circa 1890 and original to the period. The ring’s size is 8 but it can be re-sized larger or smaller if needed. The ring is in very good condition and a beautiful Victorian ring and gemstone. The current insured price is $1600.00 as of March 2016.

Price: $545.00