Ammolite Ring ~ Sterling Silver Square Crown Ring ~ Alberta Gemstone
Mined in Alberta, Canada, ammolite was recognized by the International Colored Gemstone Commission (ICGC) in 1981 as a new organic gemstone and is considered the rarest gemstone in the world. It is the official gemstone of the Province.
The name "ammonite" is derived from the ancient Egyptian god named Ammon who believed these creatures were divine. Ammon is represented in ancient literature by the head of a ram with twisted spiral horns that are reminiscent of an ammonites spiraled shells. Pliny the Elder, the Roman historian, considered ammonite to be the holiest of stones because he believed it would summon dreams of prophesy.
This is a 9x8mm triplet that I have set into a diamond shaped crown bezel. The ring is a simple and classic shape made of 925 sterling silver and is adjustable from approximately a USA size 6 to size 9.
A triplet is made of a dark gray layer of shale on the bottom and a cap of clear optical quartz on top. Ammonite is extremely fragile and the top layer protects the stone and helps to show off the brilliant color flash while the bottom layer adds thickness and additional protection.
The Ammonite shells are the perfect symbolism of the golden mean spiral, which is the representation of the Fibonacci sequence of numbers!
Perfection, wisdom, and knowledge are the three traits that are best associated with Ammolite. This stone is believed to hold the energies and vibrations of the universe!
It is a stone of the water element and represents the base (root) chakra. It is known for increasing and balancing metabolism and works to promote weight loss.
Ammolite is an organic gemstone, which means it requires more care. Keep it away from hairspray, perfumes, and other household chemicals. Also, don’t use ultrasonic cleaners or commercial cleaning solutions. Don’t leave it soaked in liquid, either.
This would make the perfect gift for Mothers Day, a unique and classic promise ring, an alternative and budget-friendly engagement ring for the science lover, or a birthday gift for someone special.