Circa 1930 Carnelian Cameo Gold Ring

$545.00

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Description

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.

Size 6.

Additional information

Dimensions L 0.625 x W 0.75 x H 1 in
Style / Period

Victorian

Year / Century

1900

Place of Origin

Czechoslovakia

Material

Carnelian / Hard Stone / Gold

Condition

The 9K gold shank has faint minor scratches that are normal from use over time and has some patina. The stone is all intact and has no chips. The top figure is carved in one layer raised on the background of a second layer. The hallmarks indicate it is from Czechoslovakia. Please contact us if you would like more closeup images.

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