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Pool Of Light - Estate Sterling Silver Blue Topaz Cabochon Ring. This gorgeous ring is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring a genuine round cut cabochon blue topaz gem, Art Deco design, and quality silver work. The expertly double claw set blue topaz is sky blue in colour. The gallery has exquisite filigree work and the shoulders of the ring are engraved, leading down to a polished smooth shank which allows for a comfortable fit. This Art Deco Revival ring looks stunning when worn, a very unique piece indeed to be enjoyed for many years to come.
In mythology, topaz is portrayed as a gem of peace and healing. It was first found by the Romans over two millennia ago on the Island of Topazios in the Red Sea. They believed it could protect its wearer from enemies and bring reconciliation.
Known as The Jewel of Love and Loyalty, this particular shade of topaz stones carries significant meaning. Blue topaz is representative of eternal romance and friendship, making it the perfect gift for a loved one. It carries deep symbolism relating to honesty, clarity and strong emotional attachment.
Silver was first found in large amounts around 5000 BC, when prehistoric people dug the first copper mines. ... Large-scale silver mining had developed in Anatolia by 3000 BC. This was to meet the demand from the first ancient city states, which used the metal as a common medium of exchange.
The sterling alloy originated in continental Europe and was being used for commerce as early as the 12th century in the area that is now northern Germany. A piece of sterling silver dating from Henry II's reign was used as a standard in the Trial of the Pyx until it was deposited at the Royal Mint in 1843.
Measurements : Face of Ring 10.00 mm
Stone Size: Blue Topaz 5.00 carat
Weight: 2.90 grams
Ring Size: 7 1/4
Date: 21 St Century