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King David | 18kt

King David | 18kt

Regular price $8,100.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $8,100.00 USD
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Introducing King David,

Our Premier Mexican Fire Opal Ring in Solid 18kt Gold


The Center Stone: Mexican Crystal Fire Opal, solid

  • origin: Jalisco, Mexico
  • brightness of color: 5+ of 5
  • measurements: 19.42mm x 9.9mm x 8.5mm
  • oval cabochon cut

The Side Stones: Diamonds

  • 3 Standard Round Brilliant Cuts
  • 0.26ct total weight
  • average clarity: VS
  • average color: G
  • one stone exhibits fluorescence

The Setting: Custom Bezel and Pave Set Split Shank Ring

  • 18kt yellow gold, solid
  • North-South stone orientation
  • default size: 10.25
  • gram weight: 18.4g
  • proudly Made in USA

 

More About King David:

This ring is the best of the best.  High quality diamonds and hefty 18kt yellow gold are the only materials capable of doing an opal like this justice.  We are very proud to have had the opportunity to cut this stone and make this ring.  Play of color is bright and holographic.

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About Opal

While many believe opal to come only in a traditional white hue, this common misconception cannot be more inaccurate.  With over 200 varieties of natural opal discovered so far, the historically referred "Queen of Gems" can come in a wide variety of colors- before the stone's famous "play of color" rainbow effect is even taken into consideration.  Over 90% of the world's opal is produced in Australia with other well-known deposits located in Mexico, Ethiopia, Brazil, and the United States.

Chemically, opal is an integrated combination of water and silica.  Water content in opal can range from 3% to 21% by weight, with average jewelry material ranging between 6% and 10%.  Because of this, it is advised to store your opal jewelry with care; safes and bank vaults can be notoriously dry.  We suggest storing opal in an airtight container along with a piece of water-moistened cotton when dry storage conditions are anticipated.  Some varieties are more resilient to harsh conditions than others.  It is safe to clean solid opal jewelry with warm water, mild soap, and a soft-bristled toothbrush.  Avoid chemicals, harsh abrasives, and ultrasonic cleaners.

Shipping, Handling, & Inventory

Your order will be processed and shipped within 4 business days.  All shipments are insured by the United States Postal Service, and most orders of $500 or more will require signature confirmation upon delivery.

While we work hard to present our online customers with accurate inventory availability, we reserve the right to cancel and refund a sale if the item is sold somewhere else first.

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