Mens Ring Antique Vintage Collectible Estate Deco Blue Spinel 10k Yellow Gold
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Mens Ring Antique Vintage Collectible Estate Deco Blue Spinel 10k Yellow Gold :
OLD 10K BLUE SPINEL RING
THIS FINE RING IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION – NEAR NEW – SHOWS LITTLE OR NO WEAR
NOT A COPY OR REPRODUCTION – AT LEAST 50 YEARS OLD
AN ALL TIME POPULAR MOUNTING STYLE
ALL HAND MADE – NOT CAST FROM A MOLD
SIZE IS LARGE – TOP IS .74in. LONG (3/4in)
THIS IS DEFINITELY A VERY SHOWY RING – EXCELLENT CONDITION – EXTRA RICH COLORED STONE
RING IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION – NO CRACKS OR BREAKS
SHANK(BAND) SHOWS ALMOST NO WEAR – GOOD FOR ANOTHER LIFETIME
RING IS NOT MARKED - TESTED AND GUARANTEED 10K SOLID YELLOW GOLD - NOT PLATED OR GOLD FILLED
MARKED “10K” IF YOU WISH – NO CHARGE – NO DELAY SHIPPING
RING SIZE IS NOW SIZE 11¼ (I OFFER FREE SIZING TO ANY SIZE FROM 5TO 16!)
IF YOU NEED YOUR RING SIZED PLEASE TELL ME WHEN OR SOON AFTER PAYING AS I USUALLY SHIP SAME OR NEXT DAY AFTER PAYMENT – SIZING TAKES 1 TO 2 WORK DAYS MORE
IN SIZING MY RINGS ARE NEVER “STRETCHED” – THE SHANK IS CUT AND A PIECE ADDED OR REMOVED AND RESOLDERED TO THE CORRECT SIZE, POLISHED, SO THE SOLDER LINES ARE NOT VISIBLE
RING WEIGHS 7.3grams – HEAVY WEIGHT FOR THIS SIZE RING
STONE MEASURES 15 x 13mm AND RISES 5.7mm ABOVE YOUR FINGER – TOP OF RING MEASURES 18.8mm LONG (.74in – 3/4in)
25mm = 1
THE STONE IS FINEST LABORATORY GROWN BLUE SPINEL
THIS STONE WAS CUT FOR THIS RING FROM FINEST LABORATORY GROWN SPINEL MATERIAL FROM SWITZERLAND
GENERAL INFO ON SPINEL FROM Geology.com
It occurs in a variety of colors
(colorless, pink, red, orange, blue, purple, brown, black). The colors that
imitate ruby and sapphire are the most popular; along with an orange-red color
that known as "flame spinel".
Gem-quality red and blue spinels are very rare. They are much less abundant than rubies and sapphires of similar quality and color. Even with equivalent beauty and greater rarity their prices are much lower than ruby and sapphire. This is an example of how rarity has not determined the price. Spinel is not as valuable because it is not as popular. Spinel has not been strongly promoted by the gem and jewelry trade because its supply is limited and unreliable.
Occasionally an exceptional spinel or a jewelry item of historical significance is sold at sale for a very high price. One necklace containing eleven bright red spinels, totaling 1,132 carats and inscribed by Mughal emperors sold for over $5 million. [6, photo]
The first synthetic spinel was produced in 1847 by Jacques-Joseph Ebelmen, a French Chemist.  Commercial production of synthetic spinels was very limited in the 1800s. However, in the 1930s synthetic spinels in a wide variety of colors were produced to imitate popular gemstones such as aquamarine, zircon, tourmaline, emerald, chrysoberyl and ruby. The colors were produced by introducing metals in trace amounts into the stone by the addition of: cobalt oxide (blue), manganese (yellow), chromium oxide (green), and iron (pink). Careful chemical procedures allowed the manufacturers to control the color of the stones.
'S DEFINITION AND EXPLANATION ABOUT TERMS FOR STONES:
What is the Difference between Lab Created, Synthetic andSimulated Gemstones?
Lab created, Lab grown and synthetic are synonymous terms. To useeither of these terms, according to the FTC, the gemstone must be identical to the natural in every way: Chemical Composition,Hardness, and Optically.
Below is an excerpt from the FTC guidelines for gemstone sales for your reference.
"It is unfair or deceptive to use the word; laboratory-grown, laboratory-created, [manufacturer name]-created, or syntheticwith the name of any natural stone to describe any industry product unless such industry product has essentially the same optical, physical, and chemical properties as the stone named."
The key is that Lab Created and Synthetic are identical to the natural. Only difference being it is not from the earth.
No Lab Gemstone is RARE, as the rough can be made anytime.
THIS RING WILL CERTAINLY GIVE ITS WEARER REAL PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP - AND PROUD TO WEAR INTO THE MOST ELEGANT SURROUNDINGS!!!
IF YOU NEED YOUR RING SIZED, PLEASE TELL WHEN OR SOON AFTER PAYING – I USUALLY SHIP SAME OR NEXT AFTER PAYMENT IS RECEIVED
SIZING TAKES 1 TO 2 WORKING DAYS
PAYMENT REQUIRED WITHIN 3 DAYS OF END OF sale
EFFORT IS MADE TO PRESENT YOUR RING ACCURATELY – IF THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE
LISTING OR SUBSTANTIAL DIFFERENCE IN COLOR OF STONES YOU MAY RETURN FOR FULL REFUND
IF YOU JUST CHANGE YOUR MIND, SORRY, I CANNOT REFUND YOUR MONEY
ALL MY RINGS ARE PURCHASED IN THE US (OCCASIONALLY ONE IN CANADA) – ALL UPGRADING, REFURBISHING, SIZING, STONE CUTTING, POLISHING, MOUNTING, ETC. , IS DONE IN THE US BY SELF EMPLOYED AMERICANS – COPIES OR REPRODUCTIONS ARE ALSO DONE 100% BY SELF EMPLOYED AMERICANS IN THE US, AND I AM AN AMERICAN LIVING IN THE US.
NO OUT-SOURCING HERE!
I DO MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHY – I DO NOT USE PHOTO SHOP
MANY STONES COME FROM US MINES - A FEW STONES (UNCUT ROUGH MATERIAL) ARE PURCHASED FROM AUSTRALIA, AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, CHINA, THAILAND
PLEASE NO ECHECKS - PAYING WITH ECHECK WILL DELAY SHIPPING 1 TO 3 WEEKS!
FREE SHIPPING INCLUDES:
USPS FIRST CLASS MAIL WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION SIGNATURE REQUIRED, USPS INSURANCE FOR FULL VALUE.
I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR PROPER MAILING ONLY; SORRY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTUAL DELIVERY. IF YOU DON'T RECEIVE YOUR ITEM, I WILL FILE A CLAIM AFTER 21DAYS (REQUIRED BY US POST OFFICE ) AND YOU WILL BE REFUNDED DIRECTLY BY US POSTAL SERVICE. IF YOUR PACKAGE ARRIVES DAMAGED OR OPEN – DO NOT ACCEPT!!
SHIPPING IS USUALLY SAME OR NEXT DAY FROM PAYMENT, INCLUDING SATURDAYS. OTHER SHIPPING METHODS AVAILABLE INCLUDING USPS EXPRESS MAIL FOR $17. IN US.
$25.00 FOR EXPRESS MAIL INTERNATIONAL (SIGNED FOR) FULLY INSURED TO VALUE.
I WILL INSURE AND PAY FOR ALL POSTAL INSURANCE WHERE AVAILABLE.
I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR PROPER MAILING ONLY; SORRY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTUAL DELIVERY.
MY SHIPPING CHARGE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS ALMOST EXACT DIRECT POSTAGE COSTS – I PAY ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR INSURANCE
I CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE IF YOU ARE CHARGED BY YOUR POST OFFICE – IT SHOULD BE FOR CUSTOMS OF YOUR COUNTRY – NOT MORE POSTAGE COSTS!! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR COUNTRY’S CUSTOMS CHARGES.
IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC MAILING INSTRUCTIONS, LET ME KNOW. INSURANCE CANNOT EXCEED CUSTOMS VALUATION DECLARATION.
YOUR RING WILL COME IN A RING BOX IN A WHITE PAPER BOX
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