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Rare Vintage Real 18k Yellow Gold+3&1/2carat~ct A+ Green Tourmaline+diamond Ring For Sale
*WELCOME TO MY PRIVATE MUSEUM!
FINE & UNIQUE ITEMS HAND SELECTED FOR THEIR RARITY & EXTRAORDINARY VALUE!
*offer NOW, OFTEN & AGAIN!
*ALL SOLD TO THE HIGH buyer!
PLEASE NOTE; I AM ALSO OFFERING MANY OTHERRARE ANTIQUEITEMS & MORE VERY UNIQUE, FANTASTIC & TRULY SPECIAL GENUINE ANTIQUE-ESTATE JEWELRY!
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A VINTAGE 18KYELLOW GOLD, DIAMONDS&GREEN TOURMALINE LADIESRING!
IT'S TRULY A RARITY TO FIND AN IDEAL CUSHION CUT ALL 100% NATURAL PURELY FLAWLESS TOURMALINE ESPECIALLY OF SUCH AN ULTIMATE, SPECTACULAR NATURAL DEEP AND IDEAL EMERALD GREEN COLOR. THIS OLDER VINTAGE CIRCA 1970'S ERA LADIES RING NOT ONLY CONTAINS THE MOST MAGICAL FACETED GREEN TOURMALINE BUT IT'S ALSO QUITE A LARGE AND IMPORTANT SIZE MEASURING ALMOST 10 MILLIMETERS WIDE WITH A WEIGHT OF OVER 3&1/3 CARATS BUT THERE'S ALSO 6 BEAUTIFUL 100% NATURAL, UNENHANCED, FACETED, ROUND, BRILLIANT CUT, GENUINE DIAMOND ACCENTS ADDING ANOTHER 23 POINTS (ABOUT 1/4 CARAT) OF GEM WEIGHT FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF 3.62 CARATS IN RARE & COSTLY GEMSTONES. THESE LARGE 2+mm EACH IN DIAMETER SHIMMERING WHITE DIAMONDS ARE OF EXCELLENT ULTRA WHITE "H-I" COLOR ~ CONSIDERED NEAREST TO COLORLESS ON ANY DIAMOND CHART AND OF EXCELLENT "VS TO SI" CLARITY WITH NOT A SINGLE EYE VISIBLE FLAW, INCLUSION OR SPECK OF CARBON PROVIDING THE INTENSE AND VIBRANT BRILLIANCE WE ALL LOVE TO SEE IN DIAMONDS. THEY ARE PERFECT ACCENTS FOR THIS SELDOM FOUND HEAVILY FACETED CUSHION CUT HUGE GREEN TOURMALINE. THE GLORIOUS HAND DETAILED FOLIATE MOTIF AND OPENWORK DESIGNED ALL SOLID & HEAVY REAL 18KT YELLOW GOLD (750 PURITY) MOUNTING IS EXQUISITE WITH EXTRA STURDY PRONGS PROTECTING THE CORNERS AND SECURING THE MASSIVE TOURMALINE GEM TO THE IMPRESSIVE SETTING. YOU SURELY WON'T FIND A NEW SOLID 18KT YELLOW GOLD RING WITH A WEIGHT OF 5.4 GRAMS IN ANY MALL, CHAIN OR DEPARTMENT TYPE JEWELRY STORE NOW THAT PURE GOLD PRICES ARE NEAR $1,700.00 PER TROY OUNCE. YOU SURELY WILL NEVER FIND GEMS OF THIS CALIBER OR QUALITY IN YOUR LOCAL JEWELRY STORE AND NEVER ANOTHER OF SUCH A SUPERIOR CUSHION CUT SHAPE, PERFECT COLOR OR OUTSTANDINGLY FLAWLESS CLARITY. AFTERALL, I KEPT THIS FOR MYSELF AND I'VE HANDLED THOUSANDS & THOUSANDS OF FINE ESTATE ~ VINTAGE & ANTIQUE JEWELRY OVER MY DECADES. IT'S SIMPLY EXTROARDINARY IN EVERY ASPECT PROVIDING SUPERB VALIDITY TO THE GIA (GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA) GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST'S INSURANCE EVALUATION APPRAISAL WITH AN ESTIMATED RETAIL REPLACEMENT VALUE OF $5,450.00. IT'S RARE TO FIND A NATURAL TOURMALINE AS SO MANY ARE HEATED OR TREATED TO ENHANCE THEIR COLOR WHICH IS ONE OF THE NUMEROUS REASONS THIS IS SUCH A COSTLY AND PRECIOUS JEWEL WITH EVEN THE USE OF HEAVY 18KT GOLD BEING FAR MORE EXPENSIVE THAN STANDARD 14KT GOLD. IT'S WHY I LOVE THE BEST IN VINTAGE JEWELRY AS IT ALWAYS CONTAINED NATURAL GEMS AND CRAFTED WITH LOTS OF HAND DETAILING IN VERY STURDY SOLID GOLD THAT'S NEVER HOLLOW CAST LIKE THE LIGHTWEIGHT, MASS PRODUCED AND FLIMSY JEWELRY MADE NOW-A-DAYS. THISFABULOUS ARTISTIC MASTERPIECE IS HALLMARKED "18K" FOR THE GOLD CONTENT OF750 PURITY OF SOLID 18KT YELLOW GOLD. I HAVE ENJOYING THIS AMAZINGCREATION EVER SINCE MY ORIGINALLY OBTAINING IT ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO FROM AN ESTATE I WAS HANDLING OF ANFILM STUDIO EXECUTIVE'S WIFE WHO LIVED IN BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA. THIS EXTRAORDINARY RING IS IN PERFECT CONDITION WITH NO WEAR, NO DENTS, NO DINGS OR DEEP/BOTHERSOME SCRATCHES TO THE SUMPTUOUS ALL SOLID 18K REAL YELLOW GOLD WITH EACH GLORIOUS GEM PERFECT & UNSCATHED WITH NO CHIPS, NO CRACKS AND NO SCRATCHES. THIS BEAUTIFUL MASTERPIECE IS CURRENTLY A SIZE 6 BUT HAVING A PLAIN SHANK BACKING IT IS EASILY SIZEABLE AND ALWAYS MY PLEASURE TO HAVE DONE AT NO COST TO THE WINNING buyer. JUST PLEASE ALLOW A WEEK SHIPPING DELAY SHOULD RE-SIZING BE REQUESTED. I KNOW IT CAN BE SCARY BUYING DIAMOND & GEMSTONE JEWELRY ON THE INTERNET, ESPECIALLY ON SO I AM NOW OFFERING AN AGL APPRAISAL WITH SELECT ITEMS THAT HAVE SIGNIFICANT VALUE. I HAVE CHOSEN AN INDEPENDANT GIA GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST WHO HAS TAKEN AND COMPLETED EVERY COURSE OFFERED RELATING TO GEMS & JEWELRY. PLEASE KNOW THAT HIS GIA CLARITY & COLOR GRADING IS THE MOST STRINGENT OF ANY IN THE INDUSTRY. TYPICALLY "VS" CLARITY DIAMONDS EVALUATED BY EGL OR OTHER INSTITUTIONS WOULD BARELY QUALIFY AS "SI" CLARITY BY GIA STANDARDS. MY DIAMONDS & GEMSTONES ARE ALWAYS 100% NATURAL, NEVER HAVE ANY VISIBLE CARBON (BLACK SPOTS), IMPERFECTIONS OR FLAWS (UNLESS INDICATED) AS I NEVER LIKED OR BOUGHT POOR QUALITY DIAMOND AND GEMSTONE JEWELRY AND THEREFORE HAVE NO DESIRE SELLING THEM TO MY CUSTOMERS. THE APPRAISAL INCLUDED IS COMPILED USING THE MOST ULTRA CONSERVATIVE COLOR & CLARITY GRADING THAT YOU WILL FIND. I HAVE CHOSEN THIS APPRAISER WITH NO VESTED INTEREST IN MY JEWELRY OR BUSINESS SO THAT THE DIAMONDS & GEMSTONES YOU RECIEVE FROM ME WILL SURELY EXCEED ANY EXPECTATION RELATING TO YOUR DESIRE FOR MAGNIFICENT DIAMONDS & GEMS WITH OUTSTANDING COLOR AND CLARITY. I HOPE THE APPRAISAL WILL BE USEFUL IN GUIDING YOU TO FIND DIAMOND & GEMSTONE JEWELRY THAT YOU WILL ENJOY AND CHERISH FOR DECADES & GENERATIONS TOO COME. THE APPRAISAL NOT ONLY PROVIDES ACCURATE INFORMATION FOR MAKING VALUEABLE DECISIONS FOR offerDING BUT CAN ALSO BE USED WHEN INSURING YOUR NEW PURCHASE. THE ORIGINAL APPRAISAL WILL BE INCLUDED TO THE LUCKY HIGH buyer OF THIS sale WHEN RECEIVING THIS ITEM.I LOVE OFFERING MANY OF MY BEST PIECES OF FINE JEWELRY IN AN HONEST sale WITH NO SECRET PRICE OR HIDDEN MINIMUM REQUIRED TO WIN. SIMPLY PUT, HIGH buyer WINS REGARDLESS OF THE FINAL BARGAIN PRICE. JUSTPLEASE offer AS YOU ARE COMFORTABLE AND REMEMBER TO ADD THIS TO YOUR "WISH/WANT LIST" AND IF YOU LOVE MY JEWELRY AS MUCH AS I DO,I WOULD BE HONORED IF YOUADDED ME ASONE OF YOUR"FAVORITE SELLERS". I TRY AND LIST AS MANY NEW (OLD) PIECES AS MY ENERGY AND TIME ALLOWS SO THERE'S ALWAYS ALOT OF GOODIES TO ENJOY EVERY WEEK. THISFABULOUS VINTAGE SOLID 18KTYELLOW GOLD, DIAMONDS& GREEN TOURMALINE LADIESRING IS ABSOLUTELY 100% ORIGINAL! IF YOU LOVE FANTASTIC VINTAGE JEWELRY THEN YOU WILL LOVE THIS SPECTACULAR GREEN TOURMALINE & DIAMOND RING! THESE SELDOM FOUND VINTAGE ESTATE JEWELRY PIECES ARE BECOMING ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND AT ANY SORT OF A REASONABLE PRICE BUT I HAVE, AS ALWAYS, STARTED THIS WITH A VERY LOW OPENING offer TO MAKEIT EVER SO AFFORDABLETO ALL THOSE WHO ADORE BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND &GREEN TOURMALINERINGS. THIS HAS SINCE BEEN PART OF MY VERY OWN PERSONAL COLLECTION OFFINE JEWELRY WHICH IS FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME BEING OFFERED TO ALL THE WONDERFUL COLLECTORS WHO APPRECIATE ONLY THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF ORIGINALVINTAGE~ PREVIOUSLY OWNED RINGS. THIS WAS NEVER IN MY STORE INVENTORY BUT KEPT AT HOME IN MY OWN PERSONAL JEWELRY CHEST. I AM GETTING UP THERE IN YEARS JUST TURNING 83 YEARS YOUNG AND HAVE CLOSED MY STORES SO NOW IT IS TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO CHERISHMY PERSONAL TREASURESAND TAKE THE SAME CARE THAT ONLY A LOVER OF REAL FINE QUALITYJEWELRY CAN PROVIDE ONE OF MY FAVORITE AND HIGHLY PRIZED POSSESSIONS. I HOPE THIS WILL BEENJOYED AND TREASURED FOR AS MANY YEARS AS I HAVE PRIDED HAVING THIS DIAMONDS &GREEN TOURMALINERING IN MY OWNCOLLECTION.ENJOY AND HAPPY offerDING!
F.Y.I. I am a 3rd generation antiques dealer & have been in the fine antiques business for over 30 years. I have had several open stores over these years but now with rents out of the realm of reality & my age creeping up on me, I have closed the last of them & I am now concentrating all efforts to on line sales. I am very knowledgeable about all types of antiques. I do not & will not sell fakes or reproductions of anything. All my items are 100% as described & the pictures prove it! Any damage or imperfection is noted and all items are mailed with an invisible ID mark that only I know of. This will eliminate anyone trying to item switch a broken treasure with my perfect piece. If you want any other detail about an item, please ask & be certain to include your direct email address for a reply. does not allow my sending pictures thru their email service. I will try to accomodate all requests on 1st come, 1st served daily basis. I do not sell outside so do not ask. I can offer a very expensive buy it now if you must have it today! I ship 1 day a week so please be patient. Everything is very carefully packed as I love my things & want you to enjoy them in the same condition as I have. All items are sent via USPS & Insured at full value. Sorry if this costs International buyers more but these are 's rules & I will follow them to the letter. Please work out any special payment request in advance as all sales should be simply processed through PayPal unless we have made prior arrangements. Ask any & all questions before you offer as the offer is your contract to purchase. I allow 5 days for payment in full otherwise the item is sold to the next highest buyer or re-listed & I will leaveappropriate response to all non paying buyers. I hope everything is very plain & simple to understand but do not be shy about asking anything should you require additional info or details. I hope you enjoy each & every item as most are from my private collection assembled over the past 30 years and never before offered for sale. Each piece is very special, of great quality, rare for its' kind and worthy of any advanced collection. Thank You, Bernice Ellen
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL buyers ~ BUYERS!
~SHIPMENTS TO COUNTRIES (DESTINATIONS)OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES~
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS MORE COSTLY. WE DO NOT PROFIT OR "MARK UP" SHIPPING COSTS. WE USE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE POSTAGE PRICE CALCULATOR THROUGH PAYPAL SHIPPING TO CALCULATE THE ACTUAL PRICE FOR SHIPPING CHARGES AT USPS.COM WEBSITE. PAYPAL REQUIRES ALL INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED ITEMS BE TRACKABLE ON-LINE. THE ONLY SHIPPING SERVICE WITH AN AFFORDABLE TRACKING OPTION THAT MEETS PAYPAL'S PRECISE REQUIREMENTS IS USPS "PRIORITY MAIL". WE DO NOT SHIP ITEMS VIA; REGISTERED MAIL, FLAT RATE MAIL, EXPRESS MAIL OR 1ST CLASS MAIL (NO EXCEPTIONS). WE PAY ANY AND ALL COSTS OF AVAILABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AT THE FULL VALUE OF EVERY ITEM SOLD. INSURANCE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ITEMS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE'S INSURANCE REGULATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THAT VALUE COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC PURCHASE BY CONTACTING THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES HAVE LOW VALUE LIMITS SUCH AS ENGLAND WITH A MAXIMUM INSURANCE VALUE OF $650.00 AND CANADA WITH A LIMIT OF $675.00. THESE LIMITS ARE FREQUENTLY LESS THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF AN ITEM'S ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE OR VALUE. THUS, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A offer FOR YOUR INTENDED PURCHASE IF THE COVERAGE LIMITS ARE LESS THAN WHAT YOU ARE offerDING FOR THE ITEM. YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK THE POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITE AT USPS.COM FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION BY VIEWING THE LIMITATIONS OF VALUE FOR MERCHANDISE SENT VIA PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL. CERTAIN COUNTRIES HAVE REGULATIONS LIMITING THE IMPORTATION OF ART, ANTIQUES AND/OR JEWELRY. PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR COUNTRY ALLOWS THE IMPORTATION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING. YOU ARE REQUESTING SHIPMENT BY US WHEN POSTING PAYMENT TO US FOR THE ITEM COST PLUS SHIPPING FEES. IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION TO DETERMINE IF THE POSTAL INSURANCE AVAILABLE APPLIES TO YOUR ITEM TYPE AND ALSO TO; USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL TO YOUR LOCATION BUT IF USPS COVERAGE DOES NOT APPLY, DOES NOT COMPLY OR DOES NOT EQUAL THE ITEM'S VALUE FOR YOUR DESTINATION, YOU SHALL BE SOLEY ASSUMING ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, THEFT, CONFISCATION, TERRORIST ACTS OR ANY PERILS/ACTS OF GOD RESULTING IN YOUR REQUESTING DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU OBTAINING INDEPENDANT ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FROM A TOP RATED INSURER IF THE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH USPS DOES NOT CONFORM TO OR PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR ITEM'S VALUE OF PURCHASE. YOUR POSTING OF PAYMENT TO US IN FULL FOR THE PURCAHSE PRICE OF ANY ITEM SOLD BY DONAHUE ANTIQUES A.K.A. (MYPRIVATEMUSEUM) IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT THAT SHALL THEREFOR CONSTITUTE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. IMPORT DUTIES, TAXES, V.A.T. AND ANY OTHER CUSTOMS/IMPORT CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE ITEM PRICE OR SHIPPING CHARGES. ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES ARE THE BUYER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND TO BE PAID (IF REQUIRED) BY THE BUYER. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTRY'S CUSTOMS OFFICE OR POSTAL CARRIER COMPANY TO DETERMINE WHAT, IF ANY, THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE PRIOR TO offerDING. THESE CHARGES ARE NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE DELIVERING FREIGHT (SHIPPING) COMPANY, POSTAL CARRIER, CUSTOMS OR WHEN YOU PICK THE ITEM UP AT THEIR DELIVERY LOCATION. DO NOT CONFUSE THESE ADDED COSTS FOR CUSTOMS/IMPORT FEES AS "SHIPPING" CHARGE(S) ON ANY INVOICE SENT TO YOU THROUGH OUR OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT. WE DO NOT MARK MERCHANDISE VALUES BELOW THE WINNING offer OR sale VALUE. WE CAN NOT MARK ITEMS AS "GIFTS" ~ , PAYPAL, POSTAL, UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THIS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PREDETERMINE ANY IMPORT TAXES AS THEY ARE CALCULATED BY THE FINAL VALUE WHEN THE sale CLOSES. THESE TAXES OR FEES ARE GENERALLY BASED AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FINAL VALUE AND VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OR THE LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE, PLEASE CONTACT US ATLEAST 1 DAY PRIOR TO offerDING. THANK YOU, DONAHUE ANTIQUES~ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
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Rare Vintage Real 18k Yellow Gold+3&1/2carat~ct A+ Green Tourmaline+diamond Ring: $1,249