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Bellarri "Romantica" 18K Yellow Gold, Citrine & Diamond Ring

From Bellarri's "Romantica" Collection, this ring will first catch the attention of citrine lovers and those Bellarri fans who really enjoy single colorway designs. But upon closer inspection, you'll notice that while this is a citrine-only design, it's certainly not single-color.

It starts with a solid 18K yellow gold shank atop which sits a gorgeous setting of all-natural, earth-mined, untreated Madeira citrine. The top setting is created with a combination of one large teardrop citrine at the center on a bed of what we like to call "Lifesaver Candy" faceted citrines all the way around the centerstone. And on the sides of the shank are teardrop shaped natural citrines, one on each side. Total citrine carat count is 10.67 carats.

Not only does the center stone by itself show a beautiful palette of colors, including gold, amber and tangerine, with hints of blood orange at the tip, but the surrounding stones throw off their own color palettes. Look at the citrine at the very top tip in the photo at left - it's a bright maize-gold. We used only natural, indirect ambient light for all of the photos below so you can see the natural color palette that refracts up through this setting - it may be one stone family, but there are many colors.

The top setting measures .95" x .6" measured across the citrines, with a rise of almost .4" up off the finger. The shank is a size 7.25 - Bellarri's standard is 7, but this is a hair bigger - and sizing is available.

Retail on this is over $4500 - you'd be over $5K with tax - but we're selling it for only $1595. If you love Citrine and want a nice Goldilocks size (not too large, not too small) this is a great design.