Antique coral ring in rose gold 18 karats (750). An oval cabochon-cut coral adorns the centre of this ring, set by two claws. The colour of the coral is orange, tending towards salmon. The coral is orange in colour, close from salmon hue, and has the typical “flame” growth lines of this gemstone, visible to the naked eye. Ring from the first half of the 20th century.
Tested with 18 karat gold
Finger size: 55 EU or 7 US (can be changed)
Dimension of the coral cabochon : 7 x 6 mm
Condition : usual wears
Weight : 2.08 gr
For further information : Coral is a gem of organic origin. Only the branched limestone trunks of certain corals are used in jewellery. Its colour is due to organic pigments close to carotene: varying from blood red to white, passing by the pink “angel skin”. Currently, most coral species are protected under CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.