RARE ANTIQUE 14K ROSE GOLD GENUINE PURPLE AMETHYST EMERALD CUT PRONG SET & CENTER GENUINE NATURAL DIAMOND RING GOLD PAINTED ROSE CENTER VICTORIAN EDWARDIAN ART DECO PERFECT SIZE 7 1/4 2.36 GRAMS AMETHYST IS APPROX 9 MM'S X 6 MM'S DIAMOND CENTER HAND ENGRAVED HISTORY, DESIGN, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND RARITY ALTERNATIVE ENGAGEMENT RING. A Rose Gold amethyst and Diamond Vintage Engagement Ring in Art Nouveau Taste This highly unusual vintage engagement ring of a unique Art Nouveau design. Amethyst Facts, Information and Description. Amethyst is the official birthstone for the birth stone for the Zodiac sign of Pisces.. Amethyst is suggested as a gem to give on the 4th, 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries.Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family. It must be purple to be amethyst, but it can display a range of shades including deep purple, light lilac, lavender and mauve. Top quality amethyst is a deep medium purple with rose-colored flashes. Its purple color made it a stone of royalty for many thousands of years.
See note about incorrectly named "green amethyst". Amethyst can occur as crystals that are six sided on either end. It also forms as drusy which are crystalline crusts covering the host rock. It is found inside geodes and in alluvial deposits all around the world and occurs in both crystalline or massive forms. When manganese is present in clear quartz amethyst is produced, while the amount of iron contained in the specimen accounts for the depth of purple.
Mohs scale of hardness is 7. Amethyst Folklore, Legend and Healing Properties.
Throughout history amethyst has been used to guard against drunkenness and is thought to be helpful in overcoming addiction. It has been used for hearing disorders, insomnia, headaches and other pain. Some sources suggest it is used to stabilize mental disorders. The item "RARE ANTIQUE 14K ROSE GOLD AMETHYST & DIAMOND RING VICTORIAN EDWARDIAN ART DECO" is in sale since Monday, January 29, 2018.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.