A striking large vintage opal ring from the mid to late 20th century! Crafted in a gleaming 18ct yellow gold, this spectacular ring showcases an Australian natural solid opal. The opal has a stately presence on the hand and displays a subtle pinfire play of colour of red, purple, green and blue within a light grey body tone. Estimated weight of the opal is 16.00ctw. The opal is perfectly framed by a simple and very sleek four-claw collet design with tapering half round mount forged in height at the top. The ring measures 8mm wide at the base of band to 25mm wide at the head, setting height from finger is approx 8mm. Stamped "750" "18K" denoting 18ct gold.
Finger of the ring measures R & 1/2 (Aus) 9 (USA).
Video of the ring can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/jM6Lr180W6o
A beautiful vintage opal ring. Originally made for a man, though today could easily suit a lady too!