Photo is representative of the actual piece offered. NOTE: Color may and probably will vary from what you see on your computer. The stone is a deeper, richer shade than shown in the photo.
Measurements are approximate and may vary.
The letter-number combination at the end of the title is our inventory stock number.
A small piece of black anti-tarnish paper is added for shipment
Approximate Total Carat Weight: 0.9 carat
Band Width at Back: 2.3 mm
Approximate Total Weight: 3.3 grams
This ring can be resized by your local jeweler.
USA / Canada Ring Size: 7.0
Individually crafted and individually unique. Setting may and probably will show hand-tooling marks and roughness characteristic of individually handcrafted pieces. When present, these marks add warmth, charm and individualism to each piece.
This item is brand new and ready for immediate shipment.
Information: The name Amethyst is derived from the Greek word Amethystos that means sober or not intoxicated. Amethyst was often worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans in an effort to ward off the effects of too much wine. Amethyst is one of the traditional birthstones for February. Amethyst is also a traditional gemstone for celebrating the 4th and 6th years of marriage.
Amethyst is a variety of Quartz and is often purple in color. This purple is a beautiful blend of violet and blue and is considered a royal color. As such, Amethyst has been popular throughout history. Amethysts are found in the British Crown Jewels and were a favorite of Catherine the Great as well as with ancient Egyptian royalty. Amethyst measures a respectable 7.0 on the Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness.
Colors: Amethyst is found in all shades of purple and sometimes in blue, green, gray, violet and almost all shades in between.
Important Note about Color: The actual color and lightness or darkness of the stone will vary from what is displayed on your monitor. There are many reasons that can cause this visual situation, One of the more important reason is the difference between transmitted light color (such as light shining through a gemstone), color generation simulations and adjustments (such as your monitor) and reflected light (light bouncing off objects). Add to this each individual’s personal color sensitivities along with variances in ambient (surrounding) light sources used when the photo was taken as well as those where you are looking at the stone. You should expect that the actual item shading and coloring will vary from what you see on any monitor or printed piece.
Sources: Amethyst is found worldwide. Notable modern sources for Amethyst include Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, the United States of America and Zambia.
Sources Note: Due to current political conditions, all imports (including gemstones) from Myanmar (Burma) are not permitted under United States law. In accordance with the law, none of the gemstones offered by CAB-Finejewelry are known to be from Myanmar. CAB-Finejewelry does not knowingly purchase, trade, sell or giveaway goods from Myanmar or any other country embargoed by the United States of America. As individuals we may not agree with some of the laws of our great country. However, rather than breaking the law, we choose to work toward changing these laws in a orderly and legal manner and encourage you to do the same.
Care: Many gemstones are soft and should be handled with great care. Even those that are considered hard can be scratched and cracked. Most gemstones should be cleaned using lukewarm, mild, soapy water and rinsed with the same temperature water. Avoid sudden changes of temperature and, as with all fine jewelry, remove before doing any type of physical work. Traditional gemstone procedure of storing in soft cloth away from other articles of jewelry hold true, too. Ultrasonic cleaners, steam cleaners and chemicals should never be Join our Mailing List: An every-so-often email newletter with information about gemstones, jewelry, and special offers. Just click on the following link: CLICK HERE: Sign Up for the Newsletter
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