"Eastern Star"

Antique 10K & Ruby Eastern Star Ring

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  • Regular price $475.00

The Order of the Eastern Star is an appendage of the Freemasons, and was originally organized to accommodate female relatives of Masons. The emblem of the order is a star, representing the biblical star of Bethlehem. Today, the Order of the Eastern Star is open to men and women of all religious beliefs.

This ring would have belonged to a woman in the Eastern Star order. Fashioned of 10 karat yellow gold, it has a synthetic or lab created ruby, which was has all the properties of a natural gem, and was considered cutting edge in technology when first produced. The star emblem is applied in gilt on the surface of the stone, creating a striking little bauble that does not require an initiation fee!

Circa: Post-1900

Details (approximate)

Size (can be resized): 5.5

Weight: 2.4 grams

Materials: Gold, Synthetic Ruby, Gilt

Metal: 10K yellow gold

Marks: None

Condition: Very good antique condition commensurate with age and wear