English - Vintage Sterling Silver Moss Agate Ring (VR555)

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English - Vintage Sterling Silver Moss Agate Ring. This wonderful ring is crafted from sterling silver, sterling hallmark, London, and date letter B for 1976.  Featuring a genuine oval cabochon moss agate, Vintage styling and quality craftsmanship.  The expertly bezel set moss agate displays natural green and rust markings. simulating moss, that is found in nature.  The gallery is solid silver, and the shoulders are a split shank, leading to a smooth and polished shank, which allows for a comfortable fit.  The Vintage ring looks stunning when worn, a wonderful English treasure to add to your collection.

Some ancient cultures viewed moss agate as a healing stone. During the late 18th century, moss agate was widely regarded as a good luck stone in Britain. Due to the inclusions resembling moss or ferns, moss agate was also viewed as a stone of agriculture amongst gardeners and farmers.

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. ... The silver does not react to the air, but the base metals such as lead and copper oxidize and separate from the precious metal.

 

Measurements: Face of the Ring 26.00 mm x 18.50 mm 

Stone Size: Moss Agate 25.00 mm x 15.50 mm 

Weight: 8.80 grams 

Ring Size: 9 3/4 

Condition: Excellent 

Origin: England, London 

Date: 1976 

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