Portuguese Amethyst Enamel Ring Vintage 19k Yellow Gold Mid Century Jewelry

$2,341.00

 

Overview:

Stylish vintage Portuguese amethyst & enamel ring (circa 1960s) crafted in 19 karat yellow gold.

Faceted round cut amethyst measures 5mm (estimated at 0.65 carats). The amethyst is in good condition with a few light surface abrasions visible under a 10x loupe).

The beautifully made Portuguese ring highlights black, green and dots of red enamel, a hallmark of pieces from the region. The amethyst is a lovely color contrast to the lively enamel. The side shoulders feature an elaborate design with shell and scrolled detailing. The statement ring adds a nice pop of color on the hand. The medium rise ring (8mm - 0.31 inches) sits comfortably on the finger.  

The ring is in very good condition. We have not cleaned the ring in order to preserve the patina and collector value.

Specifications:

Weight: 4.6 grams

Stones: Faceted round cut amethyst measures 5mm (estimated at 0.65 carats). The amethyst is in good condition with a few light surface abrasions visible under a 10x loupe).

Size & Measurements: The ring is a size 6 1/4 (sizable). The mount measures 13mm diameter (0.51 inches) rising 8mm from the finger.

Metal & Hallmark: 19 karat yellow gold. The ring features the Portuguese hallmark "800" with a Deer above (translates to 19.2 carat gold).