~~Vintage 10K Gold ~Yellow Sapphire Ring~~Size.8 / 18.2mm

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 03, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Show� her you care with a LOVELY Vintage 10K Gold� Yellow Sapphire Ring Estate Jewelry 10k Yellow Gold This is a lovely, solid 10k yellow gold and Yellow oval cut Sapphire ring The ring is� oval in shaped and is 10 mm long by 8 mm wide. It weighs� 1.68 grams, It is in very good vintage condition and is priced to sell.� The Band Size is 8 / 18.2mm This lovely ring would make a� wonderful gift for that special someone! (Hallmarked 10k P And with Keepsake Makers Mark CC )

Few gems can compare to a yellow sapphire. Throughout history, sapphire� has been noted as a regal gem. Kings and queens have worn them, not only� for decoration but also as a talisman offering a powerful defense� against harm.

In Europe during the twelfth century, the Bishop of Rennes, France� lavished praise on the sapphire for important uses such as� ecclesiastical rings. It has been said that nature endowed it with so� great a power that it might be called sacred and the gem of gems.

In 1495, Bartolomaes Anglicus credited the sapphire as being an antidote� against poison. The gem also was believed endowed with the power to� influence spirits.

Sir Richard Burton, the famous explorer and translator of the book, 1001� Arabian Nights , possessed a large sapphire which he carried with him� on many of his travels. He often called it his talisman,
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