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Dew - Estate Sterling Silver Green Amethyst Filigree Ring. This beautiful estate ring is made of sterling silver, hallmarked 925, for sterling silver. Featuring a stunning genuine green amethyst and exquisite silver work. The expertly claw-set green amethyst is a round cut and faceted, the beautiful gemstone sparkles like a diamond , showing hues of a pale shade of green, when the light hits the gemstone. The silver work on this ring is lovely and delicate however it is still substantial. Beautifully detailed , displaying detailed scrolls. The scroll work extends down the shoulders of the ring , giving the ring a beautiful detailed profile on the sides. This ring is in remarkable condition with an Edwardian feel, it would make a perfect gift or wonderful addition to any jewellery collection.
Prasiolite (also known as green quartz, green amethyst or vermarine) is a green variety of quartz, a silicate mineral chemically silicon dioxide. Since 1950, almost all natural prasiolite has come from a small Brazilian mine, but it has also been mined in Lower Silesia in Poland.
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.
Measurements: Face of ring 11.00 mm 10.00 mm
Stone Size: Amethyst 1.80 carat
Ring Size: 7 1/4
Weight: 2.50 grams
Date: 21st Century