Material: Alchemia by Charles Albert (see description below)
Stone(s): Genuine smoky quartz, approximately 45 carats
Overall Dimension (including bail): 1.9 x 1.25 x 0.6 inches
Inner Bail Diameter: 6 mm
Weight: 22.2 grams
Stamp/Mark: Charles Albert
Serial Number: p29517
Charles Albert; Charles Albert is a brand celebrated for its innovative designs and high-quality, handcrafted jewelry. The newest collection, Alchemia, is inspired by the ancient mythical craft of transforming lesser metals into gold. Similarly, Alchemia fuses a secret blend of elements that when combined simulate the look and feel of 18K gold. This alloy is nickel-free, lead-free and a cost effective alternative to precious metals. It will not tarnish. All Charles Albert creations are one-of-a-kind, encouraging the wearer to express his or her individuality.
The relatively abundant mineral smoky quartz ranges in color from almost black to nearly colorless. Gem quality specimens are mined from the Swiss Alps and from Pike's Peak in Colorado. Dark smoky quartz is sometimes heat-treated to give it a lighter color which appears more brilliant when cut.