Estate Huge custom 28.5 ct Natural amethyst diamond platinum & Silver ring 6.5
This is a listing for amazing Estate Ladies platinum, silver, amethyst and diamond ring with a 28.5mct amethyst. The 22.53 x 17.12 x 10.13 mm fancy octagon cut natural Bolivian amethyst is set into hallmarked silver with diamond studded 90% platinum on the sides of the ring for a classy elegant ring. The diamonds on the sides are about. The amethyst is medium purple in color. Approximate gem weight is over 28.6 carats. 4 ounces on the post office scale see pic or about 11.34 grams. According to Ural Diamond Bourse The majority of amethyst today comes from Africa and South America. Generally, Africa is regarded as a source of small quantities of the finest material whilst South America is a prolific source of the lighter-colored, less expensive stones. Siberia also has the best color saturated Amethyst. In the old days Amethysts from Siberia especially the Ural region commandered as much price as ruby, emerald and sapphires, because they were limited in quantity. Zambian or African Amethyst is comparable to the deeply saturated color of the Ural Amethysts. In Africa, Zambia has long been known as the source of the best quality, deeply saturated amethyst; and ñZambianî is often used as a term to describe top-color stone (even if it comes from another part of the world). " Also according to the same source when looking at what comprises the price value for Amethyst color is the most important, According to the same source "Important value factors. Color is the most important value factor for amethyst. The finest _ and most valuable _ amethyst color is strong reddish purple or purple, with no visible colour zoning. Strongly saturated gems of medium-dark to dark reddish purple or purple are preferable, as long as they are not too dark to detract from brilliance. Any brownish or bronze-coloured tints in the amethystÍs purple colour, or any colour-zoning noticeable face-up lower its value dramatically. Grades often used by trade to classify amethyst quality. Amethyst grades are based mainly on color: with the finest amethysts displaying strongly saturated, medium-dark to dark reddish purple or purple, with no visible color zoning or brownish/bronze-colored tints. ÑAAAî / îAfricanî / îZambianî / "Deep Siberian". The highest quality amethyst is often described by one of these names. The stones falling into this category display vivid, medium-dark to dark reddish-purple or purple color with no visible face-up colour zoning. The lighter stones or less saturdated stones are less expensive. You are getting this necklace for a steal based on the color. Because amethyst was thought to encourage celibacy and symbolize piety, it became an important ornament of Catholic and other churches of the Middle Ages.
It was considered to be the stone of bishops, who still often wear amethyst rings. Amethyst has also been used since the dawn of history to adorn the rich and powerful monarchs and rulers.
Fine amethysts are featured in the British Crown Jewels and were also a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty. All my items are guaranteed to be as pictured. Before you return any item you must notify me and get an acceptance that I will receive it. Thanks Chistick's Couture and Collections. The item "Estate Huge custom 28.5 ct Natural amethyst diamond platinum & Silver ring 6.5" is in sale since Thursday, April 2, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Rings\Diamond". The seller is "nsukkagirl" and is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Solitaire with Accents
- Metal: Platinum
- Metal Purity: 900 parts per 1000
- Total Carat Weight (TCW): 28.6
- Main Stone: Amethyst
- Main Stone Color: Purple
- Carat Total Weight: 10.01 & Larger
- Exact Carat Total Weight: 28.5 carat