Red dinosaur bone ring in sterling silver by Mark Hileman

$340.00
Quantity: 1 available
Product Description
Dinosaur bone ring handmade by jewelry artisan Mark Hileman. This dinosaur bone ring measures 6mm wide and is shown in a size 10 for scale. The ring will be made to order in your ring size in 3 to 6 weeks. This ring style is also available in a variety of other inlay materials and would make a great man's wedding ring.

Here is the same dinosaur bone inlay in a wider ring width.
http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=268205

The ring is inlaid with 2 different kinds of gem dinosaur bone- red-orange with black matrix and reddish brown with grey matrix. 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. The dinosaur bone we use in our jewelry is usually referred to as "gembone". 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. Some colors are more rare than others with multicolor cells in a nice pattern being the most sought after. High quality dinosaur bone has a hardness of 6-7 on the Moh's scale. Top grade gem dinosaur bone is eventually going to become impossible to get because, as you might have guessed, they aren't making it any more.

Learn more about dinosaur bone jewelry at:
http://hilemanjewelry.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/dinosaur-bone-jewelry/

Read more about Hileman Jewelry at http://www.HilemanSilverJewelry.com
Materials Used
sterling silver, dinosaur bone, gem bone, fossilized dinosaur bone
Product Attributes

Primary Material: Dinosaur bone, sterling silver, fossilized dinosaur bone, gembone

Color: Red

Ships To United States
First Item: $14.00
Additional Items: $5.00

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