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You are viewing a beautiful Edwardian era 14K gold and opal ring with a setting that has fleur de lis shaped prongs holding the stone.I usually have more costume type pieces in my shop so bear with me on my description of this ring, you will quickly see that I am no jeweler :). The opal measures 3/8" x 1/4" wide.The ring is a size 6.5.The opal has a natural looking matte surface, not like the modern highly polished stones.The fiery colors are primarily greens but there is some orange and blue at other angles.On the back of this stone running the length is a hairline crack or inclusion.It does not go all the way through the stone so is not showing through on the top side .I have read that opals are fragile so this could be a hairline crack and not a natural inclusion, I do not know as I have not taken it to a professional for evaluation. The chased setting is clearly marked 14 K and is in very nice condition.The ring weighs 2.3 grams. The only other issue that I noted under very close inspection is the one of the setting prongs is a bit shorter and is missing the very pointed end. This can be seen in the first close up pic if you look carefully. This is not obvious when the ring is being worn but could be repaired by a jeweler if desired.Overall, this is a stunning antique ring. I have tried to price it fairly in accordance with the issues noted above.This ring will be shipped in a box and with insurance for security.