E447 Peridot Gemstone Ring set in Yellow Gold Filigree:


E447

This rings setting is handmade of 15-karat yellow gold (tested) but marked 14 karat on the rings band. The setting is filigree. Filigree definition is; delicate ornamental work of fine silver, gold, or other metal wires, especially lacy jewelers' work of scrolls and arabesques.
The ring is set with a clear, bright natural Peridot Gemstone of 1 .25 carats, round cut by hand. The ring would be circa 1880.
Facts of Peridot:
Peridot is an ancient and yet currently very popular gemstone. It is so old that it can be found even in Egyptian jewelry from the early second millennium BC. The stones used in those days came from an occurrence on a little volcanic island in the Red Sea, about 70 km off the Egyptian coast. The ancient Romans were already quite fond of the gemstone and coveted the brilliant green sparkle, which does not change either in artificial light. They already named the stone “Evening Emerald”. Peridot is found in Europe in many medieval churches decorating several treasures, like, for example, in the Cologne Cathedral.
The size of the rings band would be 5 3/4 now but could be re-sized larger or smaller if needed. The ring setting and the Peridot gemstone are in excellent condition and strong to wear.

Price: $725.00