We have similar Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing description by: Dayna O. Markings : Unmarked, tested, and guaranteed.
Main stone : Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl. Color: opaque black reflective hues. Stone treatment : the stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists.
Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone cuts : Carved and polished cabochon. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Composed of 925 sterling silver. A beautiful cat's eye chrysoberyl stone adorns the ring resting in a prong setting.Inside of the band is smoothed and polished for secure wear. Tarnish on the silver gives the ring a antique quality we believe to be quite lovely. Some tarnish can be removed by a polishing cloth.
This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period.
Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl is popular gemstone that ranges in color from golden honey, lemon yellow, to mint green hues with a translucent appearance.The cats eye effect, or chatoyancy, is what gives this stone it's unique characteristic; very fine inclusions cause a bright line to appear across the stone, and glide across it, when light hits it. Caty's Eye Chrysoberyl also a "milk and honey" effect, which causes one side to appear milky when light is directed at the side.
Found in Brazil, Sri Lanka, and East Africa, where they are believed to aid in protection, provide good luck, and bring positive thoughts and harmony. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Rings". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.