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Unique dinosaur bone and black diamond ring by Hileman. This handmade ring features black onyx and dinosaur bone inlay accented by channel set round black diamonds. The ring is inlaid with 4 pieces of striking red celled dinosaur bone with black matrix. Two narrow sections of black onyx divide up the red dinosaur bone and bring out the black matrix in the gem bone. This Utah dinosaur gem bone came from the Colorado Plateau and was a living animal during the Jurassic Period around 144 to 208 million years ago.
This ladies dinosaur bone ring also has 3 channel set black diamonds which total .18 carats. The band measures 8.5mm wide and is shown in a size 7. It is also available in other sizes and color combinations by special order. Special orders usually take 3 to 4 weeks to complete. A matching man's ring is also available if you want to make this a wedding ring set. See wedding set!
A black diamond is a genuine diamond that has been enhanced through a radiation treatment to obtain a uniform black color. Just like white diamonds, black diamonds are a 10 on the Moh's hardness scale and make a good stone for everyday wear.
The dinosaur bone used in this ring is usually referred to as “gem bone”. It is actually not bone but is a combination of minerals that replaced the bone over time. Dinosaur bone is found in a rainbow of colors with the webbing color and cell size varying greatly from piece to piece. The varying cell size and colors create some truly unique patterns and virtually one of a kind pieces of jewelry. The fossilized dinosaur bone can be composed of many different minerals including agate, jasper and calcite. The dinosaur bone color is determined by the combination of minerals present when the fossilized bone formed. Read our blog on dinosaur bone at http://hilemanjewelry.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/dinosaur-bone-jewelry/