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Victorian Cat’s Eye Chrysoberyl & Diamond Three-Stone Ring

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Victorian Cat’s Eye Chrysoberyl & Diamond Three-Stone Ring

$900.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

This cool antique ring dates to the late Victorian period, c.1880. Set with three cat's eye chrysoberyl cabochons, and rose cut diamonds accents, the shoulders feature stylish grooved detail. Cat's Eye is sometimes known as cymphopane: derived from the Greek words meaning 'undulation' and 'to show', in reference to the cat's eye effect. It is one of the harder gemstones, sitting at 8.5 on the Mohs scale. Modelled in 15k gold.

STONES

Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl and Diamond

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 16.5 x 6.7mm

WEIGHT

3.9g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION

Excellent, with lovely antique patina

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