This unusual antique sterling silver ring features an oval faceted aqua glass center stone reverse intaglio carved depicting standing and seated figures and symbols of Mercury and Gemini. This stone is set with a plain bezel collar against a broad background decorated with a scrolling pattern. The wide band is adjustable. The ring is marked 925 for sterling silver inside.
The ring weighs 8 gr. The ring face measures 1.25" x 1". The center stone measures 11mm x 15mm. The ring is currently measuring about a US size 9 but it is adjustable larger or smaller due tot he overlapping band design.
Condition is good.
I am not sure what the exact meaning is of this rather mystical ring. It is intriguing. To the left of the standing figure is the symbol for Mercury. To the upper right of the seated figure is the symbol for Gemini.
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