45006274 Beryl Lane - Vintage Retro 1960's Opal Ring

Vintage Retro 1960's Large Solid Opal Ring

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A tantalizing vintage opal ring dating back to the Retro era, circa 1960's! The eye is drawn towards the Australian crystal opal which measures 18.7mm long x 12.50mm wide - an impressive size on the finger I might add! The solid opal has a nice semi-translucent body, hence the term 'crystal opal'. T ...Read more
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A tantalizing vintage opal ring dating back to the Retro era, circa 1960's! The eye is drawn towards the Australian crystal opal which measures 18.7mm long x 12.50mm wide - an impressive size on the finger I might add! The solid opal has a nice semi-translucent body, hence the term 'crystal opal'. The opal emits beautiful bright green fire along with blue, purple and orange flecks. - highlighted more in daylight, and like all opal best seen in real life to be fully appreciated. The opal is claw set with lovely swirling flat ribbons of gold surrounding, a wire basket-style undercarriage supports opal from below and sturdy 3.5mm wide flat profile band makes up the rest of ring.

Ring is hand-crafted in 9ct yellow gold, corresponding stamp inside shank "9CT" along with the makers mark "JB". Finger size measures 9 3/4 (USA) or T (AUS). Head of ring measures 22mm along finger x 17.80mm across and setting height is 9.60mm.

A gorgeous, impressive Australian opal ring! Perfect for the lady born in October (opal birthstone), or for the opal enthusiast!

Item Details

Retro, 1960's or so
9ct Yellow Gold
One Solid Crystal Opal; cabochon oval-shape; measuring approx 18.7mm long x 12.50mm wide, 5.20mm deep; estimated weight is 7.30 carats; semi translucent body with bright green fire along with blue, purple and orange flecks. Likely Australian origin, possibly Coober Pedy opal
Stamped- "9CT" "JB"
6.13 grams
9 3/4 (USA) or T (AUS) finger size
Ring presents in excellent vintage condition. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the setting or opal. A beautiful vintage ring..
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