Appraisal of ring found by hens PIC PG 6 Saga Continues.....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Pumpkinpup, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    For those of you who missed the thread I had posted where my hens dug up a diamond anniversary ring in my barn, I will rewind a bit.

    About a week ago Lockedhearts and I walked out to my barn to check and see if my black copper hens had laid any eggs and we happened to look down and find a ring in the dirt. At first glance we both thought it to be sterling silver and cubic zirconia.
    Upon cleaning up the ring it dawned on us that it was in fact white gold and diamonds.

    Now, for the results of todays trip:
    We took the ring today and had a jeweler appraise it. I was told by a very astonished consultant that the ring was quite old and all hand made and not cast as modern rings are made. The faint file marks of the artisan are visable on the gold. It has over a karat of very good quality diamonds and is worth over $1000 even in todays bad market!
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    Last edited: Feb 7, 2009
  2. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Wow!! I'm going out to have a chat with my chickens right now! [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Awesome! Reminds me of the time my younger son, then about four years old, dug up a ring next to the back door in base housing. It had a center stone of about 1/4 Karat and two side stones, was platinum head with European white gold shank.
     
  4. Eliza

    Eliza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so, you're gonna take pictures right????
     
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Wow! That's just great!
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    [​IMG] LUCKY! [​IMG] Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  7. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Quote:COOL FIND, Cyn! Bet you were shocked. [​IMG]
     
  8. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    Wow! Can Your hens train my hens and roosters to find something like that? Congrats!
     
  9. texas_chick

    texas_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, take a picture! We want to see your treasure [​IMG]
     
  10. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Quote:LOL, if I can get some natural lighting tomorrow maybe I can take some that show the ring better. The ones I tried to take inside flooded out with the reflection of the flash [​IMG]
     

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