Although sparkling with 100 year old diamonds, the hallmarks indicate that this Victorian style classic from Great Britain was produced during the latter-twentieth century (although we would never know otherwise). One serpent is diamond crowned with sapphire eyes, the other vice-versa. Crafted in rich, buttery 18K yellow gold. Currently ring size 6 1/2.
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Pair of gold armbands Greek ca, 200 B.C. These imposing armbands represent two tritons, male and female, each holding a small winged Eros. The hoops behind the Tritons heads are used to attach the armbands to the sleeves of a garment, for otherwise, their weight (each pver 6 1/2 ounces) would have caused them to slip down the arms.
Make a jump ring sized in proportion to the stone about 95% of the circumference. Cut with a setting burr (hart) a groove so that the jump ring "clicks" in. This is not easy at first, because you have to get the grooves level, otherwise your jump ring will not be level, and at the right height, because otherwise your stone will be to big or small for your collet. Also, unlike the picture I also polish the 'open' collet and remove the swarf. Then I click the jump ring in and solder it.
Rare Ancient Byzantine Gold & Garnet Pendant 4th century AD Price: call-415-776-0104 Item Number: 5213 Description: A Byzantine Gold Pendant, Circa 4th-8th century AD. This gold pendant evidences the excellent level of metalworking skills of the ancient goldsmiths.