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Fiery Dichroic Glass Sterling Silver Ladies Cocktail Ring, Size 6, Modern Contemporary Design, Rainbow Color Change, Boho, ID 198570132

Fiery Dichroic Glass Sterling Silver Ladies Cocktail Ring, Size 6, Modern Contemporary Design, Rainbow Color Change, Boho, ID 198570132

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Overview

  • Vintage item
  • Ring size: 6 US
  • Band color: Silver
  • Materials: sterling silver, dichroic glass
  • Favorited by: 34 people
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This listing is for a beautiful vintage sterling silver ladies ring featuring an approximately 10mm square dichroic glass cabochon. The dichroic glass exhibits a superb color change when viewed from different angles showing all the colors of the rainbow. The cabochon is mounted in a freeform sterling silver bezel soldered to a 2mm band. This fiery contemporary design ring measures US size 6 (UK/Australian M, inside circumference 53mm), on my ring mandrel. It is stamped sterling on the back of the bezel and what appears to be a makers mark with the initials TL stamped on the back of the band. The ring is in excellent condition showing minor scratches and wear from age. The glass is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The metal band is slightly out of round but this fact does not affect the rings beauty or wearability. The metal has acid tested positive for sterling silver. If this item does not meet your expectations or if I have overlooked a flaw, the ring is returnable. Please read my refund policy.

Definition of Vintage Condition
Mint - Never used, still in original sealed packaging, with tags
Excellent - extremely minor flaws
Very Good - small signs of use or age
Good - some small areas of discoloration, repair or wear
Fair - may need repair or restoration.

Dichroic (pronounced dye-crow-ick) glass literally means ''two colored'' and is derived from the Greek words ''di'' for two, and ''chroma'' for color. Dichroic glass has amazing multi-colored and reflective properties. It can appear to have more than one color at the same time, especially when viewed at different angles. This reflective phenomenon is known as thin-film physics, which is also why you see swirling rainbow patterns in a soap bubble, floating colors from oil on water and the dramatic colors of dragonfly wings. Dichroic glass is not reflective because of special glass or textures. Instead, it is a special coating treatment that is done to the glass. This beautiful glass represents an adaptation of aerospace technology to the world of art. NASA originally developed dichroic glass for use in satellite mirrors in the early 1990s, and also uses it for re-entry tiles on space shuttles. Making dichroic glass requires a complex processing technique and is only made by a handful of manufacturers that have high-tech equipment like high temperature vacuum chambers, vaporizing electro-guns, and high temperature kilns.

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This listing is for a beautiful vintage sterling silver ladies ring featuring an approximately 10mm square dichroic glass cabochon. The dichroic glass exhibits a superb color change when viewed from different angles showing all the colors of the rainbow. The cabochon is mounted in a freeform sterling silver bezel soldered to a 2mm band. This fiery contemporary design ring measures US size 6 (UK/Australian M, inside circumference 53mm), on my ring mandrel. It is stamped sterling on the back of the bezel and what appears to be a makers mark with the initials TL stamped on the back of the band. The ring is in excellent condition showing minor scratches and wear from age. The glass is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The metal band is slightly out of round but this fact does not affect the rings beauty or wearability. The metal has acid tested positive for sterling silver. If this item does not meet your expectations or if I have overlooked a flaw, the ring is returnable. Please read my refund policy.

Definition of Vintage Condition
Mint - Never used, still in original sealed packaging, with tags
Excellent - extremely minor flaws
Very Good - small signs of use or age
Good - some small areas of discoloration, repair or wear
Fair - may need repair or restoration.

Dichroic (pronounced dye-crow-ick) glass literally means ''two colored'' and is derived from the Greek words ''di'' for two, and ''chroma'' for color. Dichroic glass has amazing multi-colored and reflective properties. It can appear to have more than one color at the same time, especially when viewed at different angles. This reflective phenomenon is known as thin-film physics, which is also why you see swirling rainbow patterns in a soap bubble, floating colors from oil on water and the dramatic colors of dragonfly wings. Dichroic glass is not reflective because of special glass or textures. Instead, it is a special coating treatment that is done to the glass. This beautiful glass represents an adaptation of aerospace technology to the world of art. NASA originally developed dichroic glass for use in satellite mirrors in the early 1990s, and also uses it for re-entry tiles on space shuttles. Making dichroic glass requires a complex processing technique and is only made by a handful of manufacturers that have high-tech equipment like high temperature vacuum chambers, vaporizing electro-guns, and high temperature kilns.

Thank you for visiting LaBelleBead.

Please check out my shop's Rings section for more rings.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/LaBelleBead?section_id=19292267

Click on the following link to return to my home page:
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