Vintage Seashell Wave Sterling Silver Ring Ocean Mermaid Jewelry
Offering a wonderful, vintage chunky sterling silver ring depicting a seashell or an ocean wave. Handcrafted by a Taxco, Mexico silversmith so you can take the ocean with you every day.
MATERIAL Sterling silver
SIZE Ring fits a size 8 due to the width of the shoulders but sits on the mandrel at an 8.5. Face measures 21 mm north to south. Weighs 9.1 grams.
MARKS Hallmarked 925 for sterling silver and Mexico with the letter number combination that began in 1979 after the eagle mark was discontinued. The imprint of the hallmarks is difficult to read but there is a T which indicates Taxco. Tests as sterling silver with jeweler's acid and a test stone.
AGE Circa 1980s
CONDITION Softened patina on the silver. No issues to note. Ring is all silver. Any dark spots are a photo reflection due to the shiny surface of the silver. The last two photos are taken outdoors in natural light. Excellent, vintage condition.