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Bold dinosaur bone ring with black diamonds by Mark Hileman. This handmade ring features black onyx and dinosaur bone inlay accented by 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. The 3 black diamonds are channel set down the center of the ring and total .30 carats. The ring is 9.5mm wide at the widest span where the diamonds are and tapers down to 5.5mm at the bottom. This dinosaur bone ring will be made to order in your exact ring size, just select your size from the drop down size menu. Special orders usually take 3 to 5 weeks to ship. The dino ring is hand signed "MMH" by Mark Hileman on the inside of the ring and stamped sterling silver.
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 these rings 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 dinosaur bone rings. 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. To learn more please read our blog post about dinosaur bone, dinosaur bone rings and dinosaur bone jewelry at http://hilemanjewelry.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/dinosaur-bone-jewelry/