Vintage Gypsy Set Cats Eye Chrysoberyl & Diamond Ring in 14k Gold
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An especially winning vintage gypsy ring, with a rounded, tapering profile, made in 14k yellow gold and set with a striking cats eye chrysoberyl gem. This chrysoberyl is vibrantly golden-green, with a straight well-defined eye that shifts with movement. The cats eye is flanked by a pair of brilliant cut white diamonds, which are also gypsy-set into the ring face. Cats eye chrysoberyl is a genuinely rare gemstone, belonging to the same mineral family as alexandrite, it also ranks high on the mohs hardness scale. This ring is a classic form, and is well-suited to both men and women.
Cats eye chrysoberyl
c. 1970 - 1980
US 10 1/2; fit is slightly smaller. This ring can be re-sized; resizing for this ring is complimentary.
Chrysoberyl measures approx 7 mm (approx 3 carats); diamonds measure approx 3 mm each (ctw is .20); ring face measures approx 11.1 mm, and the shank tapers to approx 4.4 mm at the base.