This is a classic, hand carved, circa 1900, carnelian hardstone cameo ring in a simple bezel frame. The soft white relief is of a maiden wearing a hood, facing left. Throughout history, carnelian stones are believed to help with courage and prosperity. As a protection stone, it is believed it keeps you safe from harm and misfortune. Cameos, historically, had various purposes and were decorated with a wide range of carvings. What is consistent, is the fact that, they make memorable gifts for all generations.
Weighs approximately 3 grams.