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This ring lost its markings in a previous re-sizing, so I am unsure of its origins. It shows similar materials and construction to Russian rings, and they did use 9 and 10 karat gold!

Big chunky stones like this were fashionable in the Mod era 1960s and early 1970s. This one is a lab-created ruby, with its delicious raspberry red color!!

SETTING INFO::
Metal(s) Used: pinkish yellow gold
Hallmarks: none, tested and guaranteed to be 10K solid gold
Weight (total): 4.1g
Rise: 7.28mm
NS: 14.28mm
EW: 19.38mm
Band(s): 2.17mm to 1.97mm
Ring Size (approx): 6.75
Resizable? Yes within reason, by your local jeweler
Setting Condition: Good. There is old re-sizing work at the base of the shank, but it's not apparent when being worn.

MAIN STONE INFO:
Stone: Lab-Created Ruby (pink sapphire corundum)
Shape: round faceted
Diameter: 12.65mm
Estimated Carat Weight: over 12 carats (my chart doesn't go this high)
Estimated Clarity: translucent
Estimated Color: magenta pink-red
Main Stone Condition: Very Good. Very minor facet juncture wear at one spot. Not apparent to naked eye. The stone looks pristine and glitters gorgeously!

MISC INFO:
Time Period: Mod era 1960s
Country of Origin: Possibly Soviet Union.
Purpose: Right Hand, Cocktail, July birthstone Ring, Statement, Signature Piece

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SAFETY:
Vintage/Antique baby/children's jewelry almost certainly does not meet metals safety standards for youngsters of today. Therefore I can only sell it for adult use.

I cannot guarantee sterility of earring posts/hooks/wires (and/or other pieces where this may be an issue). Please purchase and use at your own risk.

LOCAL JEWELERS:
May try to sell you work your ring doesn't need! Be on your guard, refer to Item Details for info re: prongs and bands.

COLORS ARE APPROXIMATE:
Colors may display inaccurately on screens.
RING SIZES are approximate, due to jewelers' ring sizing mandrels not being completely standardized.

STONE SIZES are necessarily estimates, because in most cases, I cannot measure the depth of a stone due to its being in a setting. I measure the diameter (or length and width) of a stone with digital calipers, and estimate its carat weight from its span.

BANGLE SIZE: Please note the inner diameter for the bangle. I suggest you cut out a mock-up on sturdy cardboard to see how it will fit you before ordering.
The outer packaging is discreet, nobody will know there is jewelry inside.

I do not use my shop name on the return address; this is for the item's safety in transit and for privacy on arrival, as jewelry items are often bought as gifts.

Pieces are sent in small carton boxes tied with rustic string, or cushioned inside handmade wrapping paper gift bags.

Vintage Ruby 10K Gold Ring: Chunky Mod era Juicy Fuschia Beauty, 1960s


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: yellow gold, ruby, Rubelite, rose gold, 10K Gold, Solid Gold
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 361 reviews
  • Favorited by: 78 people