Candlelight - Estate Sterling Silver Citrine Filigree Ring (ER079)

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$195.00 
Item Number:  ER079
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Candlelight - Estate Sterling Silver Citrine Filigree Ring. This gorgeous ring is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring a genuine round cut faceted citrine, exquisite designing and quality silver work. The expertly claw set citrine is a beautiful rich yellow colour, with a slight orangey hue, displaying much sparkle and warmth. The setting has an attractive octagon shaped bezel with delicate detail, whilst the shoulders of the ring add beauty with it's delicate filigree and engraved work. The shank is smooth and polished for a comfortable fit. This Edwardian Revival Estate piece looks stunning when worn, truly a perfect gift or addition to any jewelry collection. 

History: Known several hundred years BCE, the citrine gemstone first found appreciation in Ancient Greece, where it was used as a decorative gem. Ancient Romans believed that the stone could protect against evil thoughts and other cultures of the time believed it would bring prosperity to individuals who held the stone.

Silver's history is long. The first evidence of silver mining dates back to 3000 B.C., in Turkey and Greece, according to the RSC. Ancient people even figured out how to refine silver. They heated the silver ore and blew air over it, a process called cupellation.

 

Measurements: Face of Ring 10mm x 10mm 

Stone Size: Citrine 1.30 carat 

Weight: 1.9 grams 

Ring Size: 7 

Condition: Excellent 

Origin: America 

Date: 21st Century 

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