Vintage Sterling Silver Marcasite and hand carved cameo ring from the 1930's. Setting measures 5/8" North South. The lovely hand carved shell cameo is approximately 15mm by 10mm at the widest. Framed in milgrain work and held in the setting by split flat prongs. Beautifully well made ring.
Setting shoulders have a raised criss cross milgrain pattern and at the center of each diamond shape is a an original Marcasite.
Ring size is 5.5, please inquire about sizing services if needed.
In excellent condition, it is marked "Sterling". Complex maker's mark appears to include the numbers 7 and 3, indicating this ring might have been made in Europe. Maker unknown.
This ring is an authentic period piece, about 80 years old and not a modern reproduction.