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Vintage Star Ruby Cluster Ring

$4,500

This Vintage ring's silky pink stones are a rare variety of ruby called "star ruby". A six-rayed star magically shimmers over the surface of the stone when it's moved in bright light. The star-effect, aka "asterism", is caused by dense fiber-like inclusions. Light reflects from them, creating the rays. Star ruby is one of the few gemstones which actually require inclusions and are made more beautiful by them. Single cut diamonds surround each ruby creating a floral feel in triplicate.

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  • Materials

    14k gold, silver, 3 star rubies approximately 4ctw, 32 single cut diamonds

  • Age

    c. 1940

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    6, can be resized; 2.2mm shank, 9.5mm head, 8mm rise off the finger

Retro

Aboutthe

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19351945

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.