This is a black skull ring with a purple amethyst cubic zirconia center stone. Smaller pave crystals enhance the band of this ring. Main stone is 6mm. Rings sits about 8mm high when worn on finger. Four very cool skulls surround the center stone. Comes nicely boxed.
All black ring are high maintenance pieces of jewelry. This black coating you see is called black rhodium on gold filled. All rings that are called black or black gold will wear off in certain areas depending how you take care of it. This is true for all black/black gold rings regardless of what it's made of or how much it costs, this process is inevitable. As this process happens the metal under the black plating will start to show through making your ring look exquisite and vintage. It is important that you are aware of this prior to purchase. If you do not want the vintage look then you may opt to have the ring re-plated in order to maintain the black gold look you see now. The best way to keep your ring looking it's best is to keep it dry at all times and away from chemicals including lotions. These rings are not meant to be worn 24/7. These are the type of rings that you put on and take off during dish washing, swimming, sweating and even sleeping. Clean these rings when needed with mildly sudsy water, do not scrub, brush or use anything abrasive for this can scratch the finish. Rinse well and pat dry with a non-scratching cloth. Polish gently with a jewelry polishing cloth. Do not use jewelry cleaning solutions. It is very important that you pass this information on if this ring is to be a gift.