Roman Gold Ring, comprising of a band crafted with twisted gold strands representing a torque supporting a deep circular bezel decorated with fine filigree, set with a beautifully carved carnelian intaglio, dating to the Century AD ~ETS
A decorative concealment for a tiny photo of a loved one or to hide poison, preferably in powdered form. In the latter case, loosen the clasp and when your victim is unwary, simply turn your hand over and deposit the cyanide, arsnic or poison of your c
Diamond Cluster Ring with Opium Compartment - c. 1640 - diamonds and gold - “locket ring” could contain miniatures of loved ones or of royals or religious relics - others were intended to contain poison, usually an opiate - bezel represents the poppy
Item Idea: High carat gold ring, circa 1798 containing a virtuoso micro-ivory carving of warships engaged in battle, with cannons blazing. The vessels are set on a cobalt blue glass ground, in an octagonal glazed compartment, within a seed pearl surround.