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Edwardian Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl Three Stone Ring

$1,800

Classic and unusual at the same time, this Edwardian three stone ring features three cat's eye chrysoberyl cabochons. These gems are what we call chatoyant stones - "chatoyant" is a bastardization of the French term "oeil de chat" aka eye of the cat - meaning that it has the optical effect of a streak within the stone that moves with the light. This effect is hard to capture with a camera but rest assured it does look a lot like a cat's eye when seen in person.

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  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), 3 cat's eye chrysoberyl cabochons

  • Age

    City hallmark has been obscured by a previous resizing so it dates to either London 1909 or Birmingham 1913

  • Condition

    Very good - faint mark on the shank from a previous resizing

  • Size

    8.5, can be slightly resized; 9mm head, 3.1mm shank

Edwardian

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19001910

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.