Current Bid: $70
Appraised Value: $3,230
One electronically tested 925 silver ladies cast star ruby and white sapphire ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured star ruby is set within an elaborate white sapphire lattice gallery, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish with a yellow gold overlay, rhodium accents, and milgrain detailing throughout. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "925". Containing:
One prong set oval cabochon mixed cut natural star ruby, measuring 16.00 x 14.50 x 8.80mm, 10% bulge factor, approximate weight of 27.47ct., clarity is severely included, dark, very slightly brownish, strongly purplish red color, (GIA stpR 7/3), cut is good. This stone has a incomplete six ray star with weak intensity and good movement. Transmitting light very diffusely, opaque. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. No indications of heating (NTE). Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface, & ultrasonic cleaning.
Sixty-four bead set round mixed cut natural white sapphires, measuring 1.40 - 1.30 x 0.88 mm, approximate total weight of 0.84ctw., clarity is eye clean, colorless, very slightly grayish, white color, (GIA W 0/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Color grade is an average for the group. Graded in the setting.
Total Weight of Colored Stones 28.31ctw.
Total Weight of Ring 11.31 gm