Up for sale is a gorgeous emerald center diamond bombe ring crafted in 18K yellow and white gold. Exquisite dark green emerald is surrounded with 26 large sparkly diamonds that form a lavish domed cluster. Embraced from the sides with ribbed shoulders crafted in yellow gold. The shank is made entirely of yellow gold, the gemstones are set in white gold.
Exquisite craftsmanship, beautiful design, highly-desirable 18K two-tone gold with natural oval emerald and 26 large high-quality diamonds. This is an estate ring in excellent condition, dates back to fabulous mid-century period. Weight: 12.2 grams - this is a heavy ring. Emerald: saturated deep green color, approximate weight 0.87 ct (estimated in the mounting).
Diamonds: Count: 26, approximate weights is 1.25 ctw (estimated in the mounting) , Color: G-H, Clarity: VS-SI. Size: will fit 4.75-5. Approximate measurements: the face measured 20 North to South, 10 mm East to West, the center is elevated 11 mm above the finger. Please ask any questions you might have - will respond promptly. Innumerable fantastic stories have grown up around this magnificent gem.
The Incas and Aztecs of South America, where the best emeralds are still found today, regarded the emerald as a holy gemstone. However, probably the oldest known finds were made near the Red Sea in Egypt. These gemstone mines, exploited by Egyptian pharaohs between 3000 and 1500 B. And later referred to as "Cleopatra's Mines", had already been exhausted by the time they were rediscovered in the early 19th century. Written many centuries ago, the Vedas, the holy scriptures of the Hindus, say the following of the precious green gems and their healing properties:'Emeralds promise good luck' and'the emerald enhances the well-being'.
No wonder the treasure chests of Indian maharajas and maharanis contained wonderful emeralds. The item "$5200 Emerald Diamond 18K Yellow Gold Mid-Century Retro Cocktail Certified Ring" is in sale since Sunday, February 7, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Retro, Vintage 1930s-1980s\Rings". The seller is "foreverdiamonds007" and is located in Palisades Park, New Jersey.This item can be shipped worldwide.