Ancient Roman Antique

ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine

ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine

ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine    ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine
Here we have an exquisite ancient Roman wedding ring circa 2nd Century AD. This ancient wedding ring depicts the ceremony of joining hands at a marriage (dextratrum iunctio).

A similar example is held in the British Museum (Museum item number 1917,0501.276). The fine gold sheet here has been worked using the repousse method and subsequently joined without the use of solder by applying verdigris and heating the metal to fuse individual design elements together. It is intact and wearable. This rare ancient ring can certainly be worn as a special ring and not just a display. Please see the detailed photographs of each angle of this ring.

It is almost 2000 years old and is in astonishing condition for it's age and authenticity. Made our of naturally occurring gold alloy otherwise known as Electrum the ring tests as 22K yellow gold. The profile of the ring is oval and not round. It is a size 12 1/4 US. This ring cannot be resized.

It weighs 6 grams approximately. The ring has a low profile and sits quite wide along the finger measuring 11/16 along the finger (18.1mm). An appraisal shall accompany this extraordinary ancient ring. It shall be sent in a presentation box for safe keeping. The item "ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine" is in sale since Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Rings". The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Base Metal: Yellow Gold
  • Certification: Appraisal
  • Department: Unisex Adult
  • Handmade: Yes
  • Metal: Yellow Gold
  • Sizable: No
  • Occasion: Anniversary
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Era: Georgian (Pre-1837)
  • Colour: Gold
  • Year Manufactured: Pre-1920
  • Main Stone: No Stone
  • Jewellery Department: Fine
  • Ring Size: Y 1/2
  • Main Stone Treatment: Not Enhanced
  • Brand: Handmade
  • Style: Band
  • Antique: Yes
  • Metal Purity: 22ct
  • Type: Ring
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine    ANCIENT Wedding Ring 22K Electrum Yellow Gold Band Repousse 2nd C AD ROMAN Fine