Star Sapphire Snake Ring with Diamond Accent Vintage Linde 10k White Gold Size 6 1/4
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I love the unusual style of this white gold vintage Linde star sapphire cobra snake ring! It represents an ourobous: an ancient symbol depicting a serpent eating its own tail. It features a lovely blue Linde synthetic star sapphire with a small diamond accent on one side. The ring’s top is highly textured in a sparkling diamond dust pattern.
The Linde Division of the Union Carbide Corporation in the United States first began lab-producing and marketing their star sapphires in the late 1940s. Each Linde stone has a small “L” imprinted on its bottom. The stone is cut in a smooth cabochon setting with no facets, which enhances the appearance of the star.
Star sapphires have a long and fascinating history of being highly coveted and prized as very special and unique gemstones. Their special feature - called asterism - lends an added mystical element. When viewing a star sapphire, a six-rayed star will appear to float across the surface of the stone. The effect is best viewed under a direct light source and while tilting and rotating the stone from different angles.
Ring is marked 10k inside shank, and it weighs 2.6 grams. Good vintage condition. Ring is between size 6-1/4 and 6-1/2 (could be resized within reason by your jeweler). Box shown is NOT included, but ring will be shipped in a modern ring box.
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