Amethyst CZ & Diamond 10k Ring
That fantastic antique look with out the rare antique price tag. This ring is actually a modern piece from around the mid 1990's. It was created to mimic the popular Victorian style of jewelry. A solid 10k gold band with a light twist design to the top edges is accented with five large marquise cut synthetic amethyst stones which are medium in saturation, very eye clean and in excellent condition. Each segment is then delicately kissed by natural diamonds. The diamonds are approx. 1mm commercial grade with inclusions. The stones sparkle so very nicely and the color is just amazing. The band is very comfortable to wear with NO breaks or cracks to the gold. Most UTC created items found are silver or plated, so this is actually a rare find! This piece was acquired from a Florida estate with no family provenance. Please read past the specifics for manufacture biography.
* Solid 10k Yellow Gold (stamped)
* Maker's Mark "UTC"
* Face Measures 1/2" inch tall x 3/4" inch wide
* Synthetic Amethyst Stones approx. 3.00cts
* Natural Diamond Accents approx. 10pts
* Clarity I1 / Color H-I
* Size 8 US
* 3.54 grams
Ultimate Trading Corporation (UTC) is a jewelry house still in business today. They started out importing silver from Thailand and Italy. They branched out into gold and semi-precious stones in the early 1990's and opened a factory in Roseland, NJ, were they began manufacturing their own line jewelry. They only created solid gold jewelry for a few years, most items are silver or plated. In 2001 they shifted their operations to creating high-end costume jewelry.