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Posted 5 years ago


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For the longest time I thought that this was sterling and glass but when I checked the marking I was surprised to see a 10k mark inside the ring It also has a makers mark; the letters F and J, each in a diamond shape. I think that the stone might be real because I can't think of putting glass into a gold ring. But then again: You never know.

Thanks for looking:)


  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
    They have put glass into gold before..and a lot in the 1920s-50's It was common...and the glass are sometime irradiated. Very cool "))
  2. Qwijebo, 5 years ago
    Take it to a jeweler before you do anything such as sell it, find out what type of stone it is
  3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
    The gemstone looks like either Topaz or from the quartz family. Or Spinel....
  4. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
    Thanks Moonstonelover21, Owijebo, as well as BELLIN68 and mustangtony. Your comments have been very helpful :)
  5. davyd286, 5 years ago
    I have a 14K gold ring from the 40s that has a huge ruby red glass stone in it. Glass or synthetic stones are not uncommon in gold rings of that period.
  6. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
    Thanks for your comment, davyd286. As you and Moonstonelover21 pointed out, my ring could have a glass stone. I never would have guessed that that is a possibility in a gold ring. I guess I have a lot to learn:)

    Also many thanks for looking: AmberRose, Newtimes, vetraio50, and PhilDavidAlexanderMorris.

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