Unique Genuine Natural Prasiolite Quartz Gemstone Ring!
A BEAUTIFUL Oval Faceted light MINT Green Prasiolite bezel set into a .925 sterling silver Ring! Beautiful silver design with yellow gold plated highlights! Antiqued a pewter color on the shank in between the gold raised diamond shapes. Custom faceted into a classic oval. Prasiolite, is also a green quartz. This gem has also been called Green Amethyst though it is actually Prasiolite - Green Quartz. Size 8.
Prasiolite or vermarine is a green-colored form of quartz, usually produced by artificially heat-treating amethyst. Since 1950, almost all has come from one small mine in Brazil.
Prasiolite (or praziolite) is a light to medium green variety of quartz. It gets its name from the Greek words "prason" meaning "leek" (the vegetable of this color) and "lithos" meaning "stone." It is sometimes mistaken for peridot or green tourmaline and often referred to as GREEN AMETHYST. It is found, in increasingly smaller quantities, in Brazil and the U.S. (Arizona). It ranks a durable 7 on Mohs' hardness scale.
Prasiolite, is also a green quartz. This gem has also been called Green Amethyst though it is actually Prasiolite - Green Quartz.
Ring is a Size 8. Will include a nice ring box.
Genuine Prasiolite: 9.24 carats
Size: 18 X 13 MM Depth: 8 MM
Shape: Classic Oval