Statement Chalcedony Ring - Retro Era 10k Yellow Gold Genuine 6.5 CTS Gemstone - Vintage Circa 1940s Size 5.5 Signed OB Ostby Barton Jewelry
Phenomenal Retro era 14k yellow gold and genuine chalcedony gemstone ring, circa 1940s! This beautiful statement ring features a large 6.5 carat cabochon cut genuine chalcedony gem which has a pretty off-white color and a magical translucency. The bezel set gem is accented with a twisted border that goes the entire way around, and has a classic tapered band. Incredible piece of signed vintage jewelry!
ERA - Circa 1940s / Retro
METAL / MATERIAL - 10k yellow gold, round cabochon cut genuine chalcedony gemstone (approx. 6.52 cts).
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Inside of shank is marked "OB 10k". Ostby (Co-owner of company) was a first class passenger on the Titanic & was among one of the 1,500 passengers who perished during the tragic iceberg collision. The company was established 1879 in Providence, Rhode Island. At it's time, it was considered one of the leading producers of fine jewelry. The company ceased production in the 1950s. Ostby & Barton jewelry is highly desired by collectors of fine antique jewelry for its beautiful workmanship & historical significance.
CONDITION - Good vintage condition. Gold metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Little patina and age remains to metal. Genuine chalcedony gemstone is secure in setting. Genuine gem has some wear to underside, not visible from the top of when worn. Amazing statement gem ring!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Size: 5.5, Rise Of Ring Off Of Finger: 8.4 mm, Shank: tapering to 1.6 mm, Weight: 3.38 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist
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