This is a stunning Victorian 18kt yellow gold, seed pearl, and carved banded agate cameo ring. This ring is a size 4, however it may resized with the help of your local jeweler. The face of the ring is approximately 3/4’s of an inch long and approximately 1/2 an inch long. The ring is marked “18k” on the interior band. This piece was likely made between 1880 and 1890.
This eye-catching ring depicts a woman in profile reminiscent of a Greek statue. The cameo was likely carved from banded agate. The milky blue woman is a striking contrast to the black background. The seed pearls surrounding the cameo are a delightful blue hue, which compliment the cameo beautifully. Each of the 12 seed pearls is approximately 1.15 mm in size. This piece weighs approximately 4.14 grams.
This piece would make an unforgettable gift or a fabulous addition to your antique collection!