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This eBay listing has ended : Antique Vintage Victorian 10k Yellow Gold Onyx Buttercup Setting Ring Sz 5.75

Antique Vintage Victorian 10k Yellow Gold Onyx Buttercup Setting Ring Sz 5.75

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Due to an increase in unpaid items and cancellations, we are now enforcing eBay’s “Unpaid Item” policy. Their policy states, “If you've placed a winning bid or clicked the Buy It Now button in a listing, you've committed to purchasing that item. If you don't pay for it, even if you've changed your mind, you violate the unpaid item policy.” If you choose to not pay for, or cancel, an item, we will open an unpaid item case against you and work with eBay to have your buying privileges revoked. We are a small business and it is unfair for us to suffer losses each week due to customers changing their minds or not reading the full description of an item. Before bidding, please make sure you have read through the listing, considered any shipping or import/duty charges, and are willing to pay your high bid. Thank you for your understanding! The Piece Auction Estimate: $250 - $500 Age Circa: Victorian C. 1837 - 1901 Markings: 10k Country of Origin: Unknown Brand: Unknown Gram Weight: 1.9 Grams Metal Type: 10k Yellow Gold Metal Melt Value: $35.00 (Value All-Inclusive Weight) Material: -- Main Stone: Onyx Main Stone Measurements/Color: Approximately 0.69 Carats, Solid black hue Accent Stone: -- Accent Stone Measurements/Color: -- Stone Treatment: The stones appear to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure. Stone Cuts: Round Faceted Ring Size: 5.75 Sizable by your local jeweler: Yes Item Measurements: The ring measures 0.4" long by 0.6" wide, including the visible width of the band. The band measures 1.9 mm. Notable Features: This ring was made during the Victorian era and features an Onyx centerpiece. The stone is a solid black hue throughout and set within a buttercup setting. Due to its facet wear, this stone will most likely need to be replaced. The buttercup setting will look great with any stone, and replacement is not limited to another onyx stone. The band itself is 10k yellow gold, has applied leaf patterns on the shoulders, and is smoothly polished for a comfortable fit. Damage: Age appropriate wear. The onyx has significant facet wear and can be replaced by your local jeweler if desired. The buttercup setting measures approximately 7.1 mm in diameter and can hold any stone of your choosing. *Display items do not come with purchase, item only, unless otherwise noted.* The History This beautiful piece was made during the Victorian period! The Victorian period is famous for its very rare and elegant, hard to find designs! Queen Victoria was the ruling monarch for this time period, 1837-1901, hence the name Victorian. Buttercup settings were made popular during the Victorian era. The setting features a series of high raised prongs, which rise from a base of six scalloped edges, serving to secure the stone and make it more prominent to any viewer. From above, this setting resembles its namesake, buttercup flowers. Onyx is a chalcedony quartz that is mined in Brazil, India, California, and Uruguay. It has a fine texture and black color; however, some onyx also displays white bands or ribbons against a black or brown background and this variety is known as sardonyx. Onyx that has a deep green shade is known as Brazilian green onyx, and is very rare; it became a popular stone for sculpture and jewelry in the 1920s and 1930s. The name comes from the Greek word onyx which means nail of a finger or claw. Legend says that one day while Venus was sleeping, Eros/Cupid cut her fingernails and left the clippings scattered on the ground. Because no part of a heavenly body can die, the gods turned them into stone which later became known as onyx. All packages are sent via USPS First Class Insured Mail unless another shipping option is chosen by the buyer. Buy It Now items ship for free (domestically). Shipping on auction items is priced as follows: Gold: $8.00 + $1.00 per additional gold item & silver items combine for freeSilver: $4.00 + $1.00 per additional gold item & silver items combine for free PayPal only. After 4 days of non-payment, an automated unpaid item case will be opened by our eBay system. If you need extra time for payment, please contact us prior to bidding. If you find yourself not wanting to risk losing this piece during an auction, we will entertain Buy It Now offers. However, we will not accept any offers in the 24 hours prior to an auction ending. Please message us with your best offer, and if accepted, we will add a Buy It Now option to this piece for you. *****COLORADO RESIDENTS ARE SUBJECT TO SALES TAX. PLEASE WAIT FOR AN UPDATED INVOICE BEFORE PAYING FOR YOUR ITEMS. If you pay the invoice that doesn’t have sales tax added, we will have to cancel your transaction and you will have to resubmit payment on the correct invoice. Thank you for your cooperation.