This stunning amethyst and mother-of-pearl ring of French provenance is an authentic piece designed and crafted by Mauboussin jewelers of Paris, and bears the designer/manufacturer’s name, the reference number 51 A3412, the French hallmark for gold jewelry (an eagle inside a lozenge cartouche) and the mark of Assay for Paris, as the place of origin. This alluring, color-contrasted designer ring weighs app. 16.1 grams and is deep-mounted (referred to as the gypsy style during the Victorian era) with a 2.00 ct oval-cut amethyst of a highly valued deep purple color. Broad and tapering shoulders of this ring are adorned with a duo of calibre-cut mother-of-pearl gems deep-mounted with closed backs to enhance the color (using the Georgian technique of ‘foil-backed’ stone settings). This designer ring of immaculate craftsmanship is in pristine condition.
Weight is approx.: 16.1 Grams
Total amethyst weight approx. 2.00 cts
Top measures: 15mm width
Ring Size: 5 3/4
Retail Value $3,450