Greek, Archaic period, circa 500 B.C.
An ancient gold swivel – signet ring with a finely carved rock crystal scarab (Scarabaeus beetle).
In ancient jewelry, the scarab was a symbol of protection, vitality and good luck.
The underside is a signet engraved with a crawling snake.
The rock crystal scarab measures 20 x 18 mm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)
Approximate ring size 12 (22 mm)
All original, intact and wearable.
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