925 Sterling Silver Silver and 9K Gold Ring with Roman Glass
Brand: Rafael Jewelry
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925 Sterling Silver, 9K Yellow Gold, Roman Glass
Diameter of Circle: 15mm / 0.59"
This pretty ring would make a wonderful gift to the special person in your life! The double-banded ring holds a large circle, which is bordered by gleaming yellow gold and contains a sparkling piece of iridescent, glittering Roman Glass. The mixture of metals and unusual hues unique to the glass make this ring a truly magnificent work of wearable art!
Roman glass is a rare material discovered in archaeological excavations around Israel. Glass was once a prized commodity reserved for royalty and the wealthy, but became increasingly common throughout the Roman Empire. Israel is one of the few places in the world where geological and climatic conditions coincide to enable the formation of what we call Roman Glass. Over time, the buried glass shards absorb minerals from the surrounding soil, and the soil’s unique mineral content creates an exquisite ‘patina’ – the delicate coloring of this precious material.
Roman Glass ranges in color from iridescent hues of blues and greens to shimmering purples and yellows and sparkling flecks of pink and orange. No two fragments of this ancient material are completely alike, so your gorgeous piece of Roman Glass jewelry is completely unique to you!
Note: Patina is incredibly delicate. To preserve it, do not allow glass to come in contact with water.
Please note: This beautiful piece will be custom made especially for you. Please allow up to 14 business days from date of purchase before the item is shipped.
With a career spanning five decades, Rafael is one of Israel’s most celebrated artisan jewelry designers. Descended from personal jewelers to the Yemenite royal family, his work combines contemporary styling and modern design with the ancient art of filigree to create beautiful, timeless masterpieces. Rafael’s innovative designs are hand-crafted from gold and silver, guaranteeing a high-quality finish and shine. Inlaid with delicate Roman Glass, shimmering Eilat stone and other precious and priceless stones, each piece boasts a unique, shimmering finish.