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A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. The hollow hoop rounded on the exterior, flat on the interior, with a flanged oval bezel set with a convex oval amethyst engraved with a female sphinx crouching to the left, on a ground line  | Christie's

A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. The hollow hoop rounded on the exterior, flat on the interior, with a flanged oval bezel set with a convex oval amethyst engraved with a female sphinx crouching to the left, on a ground line | Christie's

A ROMAN GOLD AND GREEN CHALCEDONY FINGER RING  CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.  The plain hoop round in section, expanding at the shoulders to the oval bezel, set with a slightly convex oval green chalcedony engraved with a muse striding forward, holding a kithara, framed by billowing drapery

A ROMAN GOLD AND GREEN CHALCEDONY FINGER RING CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. The plain hoop round in section, expanding at the shoulders to the oval bezel, set with a slightly convex oval green chalcedony engraved with a muse striding forward, holding a kithara, framed by billowing drapery

Antique VIRGO Glass Intaglio Seal Ring by DresdenDollz on Etsy, 65.00

Antique VIRGO Glass Intaglio Seal Ring by DresdenDollz on Etsy, 65.00

A ROMAN GOLD AND NICOLO FINGER RING   circa 1st century a.d.   The wide hoop flat on the interior, convex on the exterior, widening slightly at the shoulders where it joins the conical bezel, the oval stone delicately engraved with a representation of the Apollo Sauroktonos, the youthful god shown standing and leaning gracefully on a tree while aiming a dart held in his right hand at the tiny lizard which clambers up the tree trunk  size 10

A ROMAN GOLD AND NICOLO FINGER RING circa 1st century a.d. The wide hoop flat on the interior, convex on the exterior, widening slightly at the shoulders where it joins the conical bezel, the oval stone delicately engraved with a representation of the Apollo Sauroktonos, the youthful god shown standing and leaning gracefully on a tree while aiming a dart held in his right hand at the tiny lizard which clambers up the tree trunk size 10

I've just started to come across mid-19th century wax seal intaglios--didn't know they were so varied or charming. I love the idea of sealing a letter with this little warning! Via Erie Basin.

I've just started to come across mid-19th century wax seal intaglios--didn't know they were so varied or charming. I love the idea of sealing a letter with this little warning! Via Erie Basin.