Bold Malachite Gold Ring

Bold Malachite Gold Ring
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Bold Malachite Gold Ring
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Daring and different describe this big malachite gold ring. Alternating bands of dark and light green tones are captivating in this large malachite stone.  This oval malachite measures a large 24.13 x 16.18mm ( over 1 1/4" x 1").  Braids of 18kt light yellow and faint rose gold twist to form a golden frame around this center stone.  This ring shank has a two twisted bands bordering one strong central shank. 

Around 3000 BC, malachite was found in copper mines and was used to make jewelry and charms.  Malachite was ground into a powder to create green eye make-up.  Painters would also grind malachite to make green paint.

One large oval malachite measuring 24.13 x 16.18 x 7.53mm, Color: deep green with lighter bands
Measures: 1 1/4" north to south, 1" left to right, 7/16" depth
Hallmarks: 750, Italian gold hallmark for 18kt gold
Size: 6.5
Weight: 16.8 Grams
Excellent condition. contemporary ring

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