If you like rare gemstones and lots of gold this Pink Peruvian Opal ring is perfect!! In addition to a gorgeous pink opal there are .26 carats of white topaz and an abundance of 14k gold. It is a size 7 and can be resized by your jeweler.
This contemporary vintage ring has a bold Etruscan style with incredible detail and a nice weight to it. It weighs 9.8 grams including the stone. The pink Peruvian opal is different than most opals you normally see. It is not iridescent with the normal play of light. It has deep opaque pink color with almost a chalky appearance but feels smooth to touch. These opals are rare and found only in a few places around the world. The stone is a rectangular curved cabochon measuring 20mm X 12mm with a 8mm depth. It has a 10.94 carat weight. The pink opal is surrounded by 13 faceted white topaz stones on either side of the opal (a total of 26 white topaz) for a weight of .26 carats.
The setting is stunning and heavy with a raised beaded Etruscan design at the sides of the band. It is marked 14k and has been safely tested to be so. It is also marked FB for a designer trademark and China for the country of manufacture. We were unable to find out the designer info. This ring is in Excellent estate condition. You say how big, bold and beautiful it is on our model. c1995.