WHITE EMERALD ON BLACK SILVER | Ring in Sterling Silver
This is a handmade solid Sterling Silver men's ring with a rare free form white Emerald that has been faceted.
The organic form and texture is soft to the touch and conveys a uniqueness that reflects true individuality.
The Sterling Silver has been treated to be partially black and it retains a shapes on its surface as it were still liquid with the Emerald just sunken in.
The name Emerald comes from the Greek 'smaragdos' through the Old French 'Esmeraude', and again Latin 'Esmeralda' meaning 'green gemstone'.
In German the Greek word prevails: 'Smaragd'.
The Incas and Aztecs, in whose former realm the best emeralds are still found today, regarded the Emerald as holy gemstone.
However, the oldest known finds were once made near the Red Sea in Egypt.
These were already exploited by Egyptian Pharaohs between 3000 and 1500 B.C. being referred to as the 'Cleopatra's Mines', and had been exhausted by the time they were rediscovered in the early 19th century.
Emeralds are fascinating and exhubirating gemstones.
For centuries it has been the colour of beauty and of constant love.
In ancient Rome, green was the colour of Venus, the goddess of beauty and love.
It is one of the four true precious together with the Diamond, the Ruby and the Sapphire.
The Emerald is the birthstone of May.
The white Emerald is 10 mm by 7 mm, visible 9 x 6 mm.
The ring is 9 mm to 10 mm wide.
The thickness of this ring varies between 1.5 to 3 mm.
This one of a kind ring is a UK size U1/2, which is a 63 mm inside circumference, that's a US size 10 1/2.
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