10kt Sapphire Spinel Diamond Ring, Sz. 7, 2.08 Gr.
Vintage 10kt Midnight Blue Sapphire Spinel Ring, Sz. 7, 2.08 gr. Pear-shaped deep blue stone that tests as sapphire - looks black unless in bright light or lit from behind. Diamond chip on each side. Ridged 2.8mm band on top that tapers down to 1.8mm at the back. Signed P 10kt with a copyright mark. Tests at 10kt, yellow gold. The stone is appx. 6.5mm by 4.5mm and is appx. .60 tcw. Setting sits over a slightly bridged undercarriage so that the top of the ring sits higher on the finger. The spinel/sapphire is often a stone referred to as sapphire but really a spinel. In this case, I think the stone is likely lab created. The diamonds are natural. The spinel is not glass or crystal but actual spinel grown in a lab under pressure with the same materials as in a natural spinel. This is not simulated stone but lab created stones with the same properties as a natural gemstone. Jewelry stores also sell lab created stones and may say "real" or "genuine" in front of their name but unless they say "natural" they are likely lab created as it allows jewelry to be a little more affordable Very good condition. (WB178. LOT W.1.420.10X4, LMV LD 1/8/20)
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