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Women's Black Onyx And Diamond Ring

£1,782 From Erica Weiner Price last checked 11 hours ago
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1909" is a new collection of jewellery, inspired by antiques and handmade in NYC. We make each ring to order, which takes between 4-6 weeks. In our stores, we usually stock rings in a size 6, which ship immediately. If you're in a hurry and can't wait 4-6 weeks, email sales@ericaweiner. Com. We may be able to re-size one of our sample rings for an additional fee and speed things up. 1909 rings are made to order in full, half, and quarter sizes. If the size you desire is not in the drop down menu, please make a note of it during checkout. More than 2000 years ago, the Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder described a traditional technique for darkening onyx: soak the stone in sugar water, then boil for two hours in strong acid. The ancients used onyx mostly for carving cameos, and the durability of the stone meant that many of those millennia-old pieces are still intact today. It's a strong enough material to securely hold a diamond, and it makes for a KILLER-looking combination. This ring is based on a design from the 1930's in which the beveled onyx table is held high on a 14k gold base. This lets plenty of light shine through the approximately. 25ct old European cut diamond, which is mounted in a 14k white gold bezel—an old jeweler's trick to make a diamond look dazzlingly white. The onyx slab measures 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. About)). The ancients used onyx for carving cameos, and the durability of the stone meant that many of those millennia-old pieces are still intact today. It's a strong enough material to securely hold a diamond, which is what we did here, in the style of a 1930's ring we once had in our shop. The high base lets plenty of light pour into the antique diamond from the bottom. To further highlight the stone, we've mounted it in a white gold bezel - this is an old jeweler's trick to make a diamond look dazzlingly white. Details)). Age: contemporary. Made by hand in New York City. Materials: 14k white and yellow gold, black onyx,. 25ct antique Old European cut diamond. Measurements: Onyx measures 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. Lead Time/ Terms of Sale: Please allow 6 weeks for us to build this ring to your exact specifications. It is non-returnable and not eligible for exchange. Inspiration)). Even in Roman times, the black colour of onyx was usually enhanced by man. More than 2000 years ago, Roman historian Pliny described a traditional technique for darkening onyx that is still in use today. The onyx is soaked in sugar water, then placed in strong acid. After boiling for two hours, the acid eats away the sugar and water, leaving pure black carbon. This technique is still in use. Colour: black

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