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A standout design for your bold style. This platinum over sterling silver ring boasts an oval shaped checkerboard cut black onyx dramatically resting at the center. A snake design wraps around the setting while skull designs land at either side of the shank for added dark and mysterious appeal. Black spinel, Burmese rubies and white zircon accent these designs at the polished band slides onto your digit.

Ring Details

  • Metal: Platinum over sterling silver with black rhodium accents
  • Stone Information:
  • Onyx: One oval checkerboard cut 18 x 13mm
  • Black Spinel: Various round modified-brilliant cut 1-1.5mm
  • Burmese Ruby: 10 round modified-brilliant cut 1.8mm
  • White Zircon: Two round modified-brilliant cut 1.2mm
  • Setting Type: Bezel/adhesive, pave and prong
  • Approximate Total Weight:
  • Spinel: 0.76ct
  • Burmese Ruby: 0.35ct
  • Zircon: 0.02ct
  • Enhancement: Standard heat-treated flux-filled rubies
  • Measurements: 7/8"L x 15/16"W x 9/16"H
  • Collection: NYC II
  • Country of Origin: China 

Warranty

  • Items will be covered for a period of one year from the invoice date. Please call 1-844-752-4825.

Check out the Ring Sizing Guide to find your ring size.

All weights pertaining to gemstones, including diamonds, are minimum weights. Additionally, please note that many gemstones are treated to enhance their beauty. View Gemstone Enhancements and Special Care Requirements for important information.

Platinum Plating:
Platinum can be used as a finish coating over sterling silver or copper alloys. Its bright, pure luster enhances the brilliance of gemstones and does not discolor or oxidize. Platinum plating is also characterized by its good resistance to surface abrasion, making jewelry pieces more durable against everyday and long-term wear. Over time, platinum plating will wear off and therefore will require re-plating.

To care for your plated jewelry items:

  • Remove jewelry before bathing, swimming, washing hands, putting on make-up, lotions, perfumes, and/or working with household chemicals, cleaners, or acidic liquids.
  • Do not clean plated jewelry in an ultrasonic cleaner or in silver cleaning solutions, as it could completely remove the plating finish from your item.
  • Ensure your jewelry item is thoroughly dry before storing. Moisture in an enclosed space can increase tarnishing.
  • Store your plated jewelry in a jewelry box lined with felt or anti-tarnish material. Items should not be stacked as this may cause damage to the plating surface.
  • Do not use excessive pressure when cleaning with a polishing cloth or soft brush, as this may cause damage to the plating.
  • Over time your plated items will need to be re-plated. Contact your local jeweler for information on plating services.

    Onyx
    Onyx is a variety of chalcedony quartz that features a fine texture with a smooth black color. Some onyx can display white bands or ribbons against black or brown backgrounds. The bands that move through the stone run parallel and onyx is therefore sometimes known as zebra agate. Mined in Brazil, India, California and Uruguay, most onyx today is color-enhanced to increase its depth of color. It ranks a 6.5 on the Mohs Scale and is an ideal stone for carving. In fact, it is a favorite material of lapidary artists.

    Onyx was very popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans. The name comes from the Greek word "onux" which means fingernail. Legend says that one day frisky Cupid cut the divine fingernails of Venus with an arrowhead while she was sleeping. He left the clippings scattered on the sand and the fates turned them into stone so that no part of her heavenly body would ever perish. In Greek times, almost all colors of chalcedony were called onyx. Later, the Romans narrowed the term to refer to only the black and dark brown colors, while the reddish brown and white onyx became known as sardonyx. Highly valued in Rome, sardonyx was especially used for seals because it was said to never stick to the wax. Roman General Publius Cornelius Scipio was famous for wearing sardonyx.

    Worn during mourning in the Victorian age, onyx is now traditionally given as a 7th wedding anniversary gift. It is thought to increase happiness, self-control, courage, intuition and instincts. The stone is also believed to cool the yearnings of love and decrease sexual desire.