Sterling Silver and Eilat Stone Square Filigree Ring
Sterling Silver, Eilat Stone
13mm / 0.51"
A rapturous example of the unrivaled excellence of old-style Yemenite filigree, renowned Israeli artist, Rafael, utilizes the ancient secret methods of traditional metalworking that have been passed down through his family for generations to create this simply phenomenal masterpiece. Exquisitely scrolling filigree make up the entirety of the band, while a polished square tablet of beautiful blue-green Eilat Stone is masterful set as the crowning centerpiece of this spectacular work of art. A truly stunning and thoughtful gift to give someone you love, delight someone special with a flawless creation handcrafted in the Holy Land.
Due to a diverse combination of copper minerals that gives this green-blue stone its distinctive look; Eilat Stone is the National stone of Israel. Named after Israel's southernmost city, this stone was once mined there, despite being originally discovered in King Solomon's copper mines located near the Red Sea. This is why the popular stone is also known as 'King Solomon Stone'. Possessing properties similar to diamonds in that each stone has its own unique difference in cut, color and weight, this ensures that the stone you choose will be a one of a kind stone entirely your own.
Rafael Saadia is the founder, owner, designer and maker of Rafael Jewelry. Creating his business in the early 1970’s, Rafael has been creating exquisite pieces of jewelry for over 40 years. Descending from a long line of expert jewelers who once created jewelry for the Yemenite royal family, Rafael continues the family tradition of incorporating ancient Yemenite style into his work, combining ancient themes with modern designs, creating a unique, and signature look. Famed as one of the greatest Jewelry designers in Israel, this prestigious artist works with sterling silver and gold, and often incorporates various precious and semi-precious stones such as Jerusalem stone, Eilat stone, and Roman glass, as well as more classic gemstones like diamond, rubies and sapphires. Each piece is carefully handcrafted from the finest materials, guaranteeing you will receive only the highest quality product available. Every piece from Rafael is a treasure worth passing down for generations.