Victorian, 18ct Gold, Cats-Eye Chrysoberyl and Diamond Five-Stone Ring

SKU: ARB-449

£3,500

Chrysoberyl and Diamond Ring. ‘Cat’s eyes’ are so-named because of the narrow flash of light across their centres, resembling a cat’s pupil. This optical effect is caused by light reflecting off many microscopic needle-like inclusions in the stone, all aligned in the same direction, and is revealed when the stone is cut as a cabochon. While this phenomenon is known in a few stones, for the stone itself to qualify as a proper ‘cat’s eye’, it must be a chrysoberyl. These historic gems, with their charming spectrum of colour that runs from pale yellows to golden browns to green, are famed for producing the best examples of this effect. An ideal cat’s eye should be a narrow flash of bright light, which runs across the centre of the stone. The narrower, brighter and more central the band of light, the finer the stone. This ring is set with a trio of these captivating and alluring stones, and the centrepiece is a particularly fantastic example. spaced by a pair of charming antique cushion-shaped diamonds, claw-set in yellow gold, this hypnotic jewel would be an excellent choice for an engagement ring, sure to fascinate for years to come.





 Why I love it...

 

“ Cat's Eye chrysoberyls are not only rare, but extremely beautiful!

 

- Sammy, Founder



Place of Origin:
***
Stone Type:
Diamonds & Chrysoberyls

Setting Dimensions:
Height *** / Front ***

Metal Type:
18ct Yellow Gold

Manufacture Date & Period:
*** / Victorian

Condition & Wear:
Very good / Minor wear commensurate with age

Band Size:
*** (complimentary re-size available)

Can a ring be re-sized?

Yes, the majority of our rings can be re-sized; unless stated in the item description. Simply add your required size in the notes section at checkout, and we'll take care of the rest!

What is my ring size?

Once you’ve set your heart on the perfect ring, if you're unsure of your ring size -please consult our sizing guide, or contact us for an easy solution to gauge your ring size.

How long does re-sizing take?

Please allow an additional 5 to 10 working days to the delivery time. If you require your order for a particular date, please get in touch as soon as possible and we will do our very best to accommodate.

Can I purchase a ring and later return to be re-sized?

Yes, we will do our very best to help you every step of the way. There is no additional charge for this but the buyer is responsible for return postage and insurance upon return.

Can I pay in installments/layaway?

Yes, we are happy to spread over a few months. Please contact us directly to discuss a
suitable payment method and plan. We do not charge interest for installment payments.

Does the ring come with a certificate?

While most of our rings are accompanied with a gemological certificate, it is possible to provide a certificate to rings which don’t already have a certificate. There is
an additional charge for this. All of rings are checked and examined by a professional gemologist before they reach the website.

Do you ship items internationally?

Yes, we provide free international express shipping on all online orders. Local taxes
and duties may apply. However, we currently do not ship to the following territories: Africa, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Lithuania, North Korea, Pakistan, Republic of Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Russia, Singapore and UAE. You can read our shipping page for more information.

How long will it take for the ring to arrive?

For UK orders, orders are shipped via Royal Mail Special Delivery, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 1-2 business days for your order to arrive. For orders from all other countries, orders are shipped via FedEx or DHL, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 4-5 business days for your order to arrive. Local taxes and duties may apply. You can read our shipping page for more information.

Where are you based, and do you have a shop I can visit?

We are based in London, England, and, for the time being, we are exclusively an online retailer.

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