Notice the Pyrite/Marcasites are prong set, not glued in. This is a true antique ring with no missing or broken pieces. When you hold this ring to the light there is semi transparency around the edges of the stone. But when on the finger it appears solid black. Around the edge of the top of the ring has fine tiny beading. Stamped Sterling inside of the band without any makers mark. In a size 5, this ring is sizeable by your favorite jeweler. The weight of this ring is 5.1gr. and measures 1" long and 5/8" wide. You will love the simplicity of this pretty ring and won't believe how nice it is until on your own finger.