Arts and Crafts Solid Silver Ring set with large Flawed Black Opal


Arts and Crafts Solid Silver Ring with huge Solid Black Opal. The Silver is Hallmarked “925” confirming the Sterling Silver, European Silver quality, The Opal is solid, (definitely not “Duplex” or “Triplex”), and has an offset vein in a narrow “cross”, top to bottom, and right to left, in the lower left of the stone. The bottom and left areas of the cross is slightly lighter “blue” colour,  and one fine natural Vein/fissure line runs along the horizontal cross arms. The faceting is irregular to retain as much as possible of this valuable Gem, and the underside is smooth flat to the full perimeter, secure claw mount. Dimensions are approx.: Opal irregular, max.  2.1cm high x 1.4cm wide x 3-5mm thick approx…; Silver band 3mm wide generally x 1mm thick to 2.5mm thick at shoulder decoration size 4 1/2 or I 1/2. Europe. Circa 1920’s.


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