Gem Treasures 14K Gold 2.40ctw Chrome Diopside & Diamond Twisted Border Ring

Make friends green with envy with this elegant ring. Crafted from 14K yellow gold, this ring boasts one cushion full cut 8mm green chrome diopside haloed by textured 14K yellow gold in a scalloped edge design that continues down the shank. You will see ten round full cut 1-2mm white diamonds around the centerstone and down the shanks. Scrollwork can be seen on the sides of the ring for a romantic touch.

The chrome diopside weighs 2.22ct and the total diamond weight is 0.18ct (both approximate). The diamonds have a clarity grade of I1-I2 and a color grade of I-J. The ring measures 7/16"L x 3/4"W.

Please note: Gemstone may vary in color and/or pattern. Please allow for these natural variations.

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Part of the Gem Treasures® Collection. Made in China. All weights pertaining to diamond weights are minimum weights. Additionally, please note that many gemstones are treated to enhance their beauty. Click here for important information about gemstone enhancements and special care requirements.

Chrome Diopside:
Chrome diopside, also called Russian diopside, offers an intense forest green color. Because it is the most affordable gemstone with a pure, rich green color, many jewelry designers predict chrome diopside will be the world’s leading emerald substitute by the end of the decade. It is mostly available in smaller sizes, with the rare larger sizes becoming much more expensive and too dark. A 26.17ct oval cut chrome diopside may be the largest known example of the faceted stone, but there is also a 25.33ct stone that is brighter and more intense in color.

Chrome diopside is relatively soft, with a hardness of 5.5 on the Mohs Scale. Mostly mined in Yakutia and Siberia, the liberalization of the former Soviet Union's economy has made chrome diopside more available, and more popular, than ever before.