Stunning high art deco antique intaglio ring crafted in sterling silver with marcasite embellishments. Hand carved hematite intaglio cameo features a Roman gladiator in full regalia. Circa 1920s - 1930s a beautiful and unique piece. Excellent condition without damage or repairs, sized to a 7 1/2 but can be taken up or down.
Rock Lore & Tidbits:
Hematite gets its name from Latin meaning "blood stone". However, when found naturally, most hematite - an iron oxide ore - is red with rust, so that's how it got its name. Hematite is oustanding at grounding out excess energy and acting as a stabilizing force.
Physical Conditions Properties
Physically it has been used in complementary crystal healing to cool the body, blood disorders, Reynayd's Syndrome, nervous problems, stress and insomnia, spinal alignment, broken bones. It is also an excellent stone for anxiety relief.
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From the first time I watched a classic movie as a young girl, and watched Astaire and Rogers float across a dance floor I have loved art deco design, art, fashion and jewelry. So bold and beautiful, and so different from anything that came before it, art deco changed social and design sensibilities forever.A lifetime collector of high quality antiques and vintage, I started by making contacts, researching and learning. Picking the best of the best, I live with art deco and vintage decor and used to wear the fashions of the day. To say that I feel in love is an understatement. I reveled in the fact that I was able to reflect my unique style and sensibilities with a marriage of old and new. What you see in my shop is my personal collection. Since I was in my teens I have bought what pleases me, what I find beautiful and unique, and the things that speak to me on a creative level. I hope that you can see and feel the passion and love that I feel for antiques and vintage pieces and share with you. You will find art deco, collectible and vintage fine art paintings, original illustrations and magazine covers, home decor, marble, alabaster and metal lamps, nude flapper table lamps, sterling silver decorative accents and tableware for the home and entertaining, designer and estate jewelry and fine vintage watches in my shop.