The stunning cushion cut 1.19ct spinel is 4 claw set into a 14ct yellow gold diamond mount. The 20 round brilliant diamonds in the separate Hamsa weigh 0.13ct. The Hamsa and claw set spinel are attached to a shared jump ring allowing movement and reflection of light. The adjustable chain is adjustable between 18″and 20” (18″ +1″ +1″)
Spinels come in a wonderful palette of colours. All our spinel necklaces are unique and even though there are spinels in the same setting, the tone, colour, and weight of the spinels will vary in every ring. For this reason, every necklace is listed separately. Spinels are a hard stone, close to sapphire and ruby and are perfect for jewellery. They have even colour distribution and a unique fire and brilliance. Spinels are enjoying a comeback.
Highlights from a recent article in the NY Times:
Colour is really what spinels are all about. Many jewellery makers have used their vibrant, shimmering range of shades to enrich designs.
“Their high refractive index gives spinels lots of fire.”
“a magical stone with its numerous hues and tonalities.”
Mr. Borruso of Sotheby’s noted that the lack of manipulation is a plus for the gem. “Ninety-eight percent of rubies and sapphires are treated, often heated to change the colours and dissolve some inclusions,” he said. “People have a craving for things that are real. Our spinels are natural.