Gems en Vogue II Russian Labradorite w/ Blue Sapphire Ring
A captivating creation sure to please! Designed with polished rhodium plated sterling silver and palladium with 18K yellow gold embraced™ accents, this ring is centered with an oval checkerboard cut 16 x 12mm labradorite in a claw setting. Framing this on the sides are six round faceted cut 1.75mm sapphires in bead settings. The labradorite weighs 7.28ct and the total sapphire weight is 0.24ct.
Complete with an undergallery, this ring has a setting size of 1"L x 13/16"W and a height of 3/8".
First discover in the Labrador peninsula of Canada (hence the name), this unique member of the feldspar family remains a sought after stone worldwide. Labradorite is a natural gemstone that is in fact a Plagioclase Feldspar. It has a chemical composition of potassium, calcium, aluminum, and silicon-oxide. It has a Mohs rating of 6.0-6.5 and is not color enhanced. Labradorite is usually found with a grey body color and is cut into cabochons that will display "labradorescent colors". These colors can vary but are usually blue and green. The phenomenon is caused by interference of light reflecting off finely layered structure within the gemstone. The same phenomenon causes the play of color in opals. Labradorite is mined in Canada, Finland, and Russia. These stones come from Russia. If you love a "mysterious" gem then labradorite is for you!
This item is made of sterling palladium alloy. Palladium is a member of the platinum group of precious metals. By replacing a portion of the copper content used in standard sterling silver with palladium, our proprietary formula renders a precious metal with superior performance attributes. Sterling palladium is five times more tarnish resistant than standard sterling silver and has strength similar to that of 14K gold.
Vendor Warranty: 1 year material and workmanship warranty from date of purchase.
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Part of the Gems en Vogue II Collection. Comes with a romance card. Gemstones may vary in color or pattern. Please allow for these natural variations. Avoid using chemical jewelry cleaners. All weights pertaining to diamond weights are minimum weights. Additionally, please note that many gemstones are treated to enhance their beauty. Click here for important information about gemstone enhancements and special care requirements.