Sophie loves to work with SPINELSWith a range of colours that spans the spectrum, a spectacular lustre and excellent transparency and durability, the spinel is a beautiful gemstone that until recently has been overlooked and underappreciated. Often referred to as “the great imposter”, red spinels have long been mistaken for rubies by emperors and monarchs. Today, their popularity is on the rise, with spinel recently named an August birthstone, alongside peridot. , which are known as 'the great imposter' because they are often mistaken for a SAPPHIRE Among the most treasured of all the gemstones, sapphires are a variety of the mineral corundum that are known for their exceptional beauty, hardness and durability. Best known as a blue gemstone, the sapphire actually comes in almost every colour of the rainbow. The birthstone of September, sapphires have been revered for centuries and feature heavily in the British Crown Jewels, earning them a regal status around the world. or RUBY A gem-quality variety of the mineral of corundum, the ruby has been revered since ancient times. Symbolic of passion, protection and prosperity, its intense red glow is unequalled in the world of gemstones. Known as the ‘King of Gemstones’, the ruby is the birthstone of July. . With a lustre like no other gemstone, the 5.59ct CARAT A unit of weight that is used to measure the physical weight of diamonds and gemstones, one carat equals 0.200 grams or 1/5 gram and is subdivided into 100 points. The term carat is believed to derive from the carob tree, whose seeds weigh approximately 0.20 grams. To determine the approximate weight of a diamond, ancient jewellers would use carob seeds placed on balance scales. While this archaic method has been replaced with high-precision electronic weighing machines, the terminology has endured. spinel at the centre of our ONE-OF-A-KIND As the name suggests, one of a kind means that a jewel is the only one of its kind and will not be replicated. Purple Spinel & Double Diamond Baguettes Ring displays a beautiful grey-purple colour that is both eye-catching and unique. With two sets of baguette cut diamonds set either side of the centre stone, this ring has a structural art-deco feel to it, only accentuated by the ribbon of gold surrounding the stones.
- Metal: 18K Yellow Gold
- Central Stone: 5.59ct Grey/Purple Spinel
- Surrounding Diamonds: 0.38ct total
Please note, this ring comes in a size L. Do let us know at checkout if you would like a different size. All rings also come with a complimentary re-sizing post proposal.