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Night Of Intrigue - Estate Sterling Silver Black Agate Filigree Ring. This gorgeous ring is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring an emerald cut natural genuine black agate, exquisite filigree work and Art Deco Styling. The expertly claw set black agate is jet black in colour, opaque and shiny. The beautiful gem is surrounded by a bezel of engraved flowers and a filigree gallery. The shoulders are beautifully engraved, leading down to a smooth polished shank which allows for a comfortable fit. This Art Deco ring is dramatic and elegant, truly a perfect gift or addition to any jewellery collection.
History: Agate derives its name from a river in Sicily, which the Greeks called Achates. Vast quantities of agate were discovered in this river as early as 300 B.C. During the reign of Julius Caesar, while engaged in the Gallic Wars, deposits of agate were discovered along the Nahe River in Germany.
Black agate is a beautiful natural stone that has long been considered to have healing properties. It's a shimmering black crystal that shines as though it's had a century of polishing. Agate stone has been used by humans since the Bronze Age.
Measurements: Face of Ring 18.00 mm x 14.00 mm
Stone Size: Black Agate 15.00 mm x 10.00 mm
Weight: 5 grams
Ring Size: 7
Date: 21st Century