An original 1950s amethyst ring. An oval-cut cabochon amethyst gemstone weighing 5ct is set in sterling silver using a rub-over setting. Amethyst is February`s birthstone and although these days it is considered a semi-precious stone, it was once as valuable as diamonds A one-of-a-kind vintage ring and quite comfortable to wear due to its wide band.
Size: N, US size 6.25, weight 2.3g.
Amethyst stone: 10mm x 14mm.
Period: Mid-Century Jewellery (the 1950s ).