Dew Drop - Vintage 14K Gold Peridot Solitaire Ring (VR460)
Dew Drop - Vintage 14K Gold Peridot Solitaire Ring. This lovely ring is crafted from 14K white and yellow gold, hallmarked 14K. Featuring a natural oval faceted peridot, handcrafted workmanship, and Vintage styling. This high quality ring boasts a vibrant sparkling fine yellowish, green peridot. The peridot sparkles beautifully and exhibits an intense green colour. The setting is crafted from yellow gold, which works beautifully with the colour of the precious gemstone, whilst the band is crafted from white gold. The band is tapered, smooth, and polished, which allows for a perfect fit. The band looks dainty, however it is substantial and sturdy. This classic Vintage ring would make a unique engagement ring, gift, or addition to any fine jewelry collection.
Note: Appraisal included with the ring.
Peridot is considered one of the world's oldest gems, peridot was discovered as early as 1500 B.C. Records indicate that the first stones were found on Topazo (known as St John's Island in English) is the largest of a group of islands in Foul Bay, Egypt. The nearest island is known as Rocky Island. Ancient Egyptians referred to the stone as "the gem of the sun" Today, peridot is the national gem of Egypt.
Although most of the peridot seen in jewelry today comes from sources such as China, Myanmar, Pakistan, Tanzania, Vietnam, and the United States, some journeyed to Earth on meteorites while others are found in exotic locales like Peridot Beach Hawaii, where the sands shimmer a luminous green.
Peridot was known to be King Edward VII favourite gemstone.
Known as the stone of compassion, peridot is believed to bring good health, restful sleep and peace to relationships by balancing emotions and mind.
Measurements: 10.00 mm x 8.00 mm
Stone Size: Peridot 2.00 carats
Weight: 3.70 grams
Ring Size: 5 3/4
Date: Circa 1960