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  • 55 € In Stock
    Rings, which appeared from the first dynasties, are commonly worn from the Middle Kingdom onwards. At this time the setting often takes the form of a beetle which can rotate to serve as a seal. Alongside various decorations (flower motifs, divinities, prophylactic signs and various decorative motifs...) the names and titles of the owner are frequently...
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    This ring, which dates from the middle of the 3rd millennium, offers a beautiful example of partitioned decoration, a process very much appreciated because of its polychrome. The lapis lazuli and cornelian inlays form a very fine frieze decoration with alternating four-petalled rosettes, helical crosses and reniform motifs. The rims of the ring are more...
  • 75 € In Stock
    Rings appear from the first dynasties, and are worn routinely from the Middle Kingdom. It is the technique of partitioning, much appreciated by the Egyptians, which is used here. Symbolism is still very much present in Egyptian art. The lotus flower, which frames the setting on each side, is directly linked to the idea of rebirth. It is from it that the...
  • 95 € In Stock
    This large ring is composed of a ring entirely covered with a twisted wire. The setting, is made of a stone, polished and curved, set in a metal frame decorated with pearled and twisted wires. At the junction of the ring and the setting, three globules are placed in a triangle. For the realization of this object, the Roman goldsmith sought a formal...
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    This jewel is inspired by a gold leaf from the laurel wreath worn by Napoleon during his coronation at Notre-Dame on December 2, 1804. This wreath, which can be found on various paintings representing the Emperor in coronation costume or on that of the coronation itself, painted by David, was destroyed during the Restoration. While the painter...
  • 99 € In Stock
    From a jade ring decorated with a gold thread and precious stone batted inlay. This type of assembly is characteristic of the work of Ottoman goldsmiths. The oblong shape of the ring informs us about its function. In order to protect their thumbs from the friction of the rope, archers wore similar rings. The polished outer part provided the necessary...
  • 80 € In Stock
    This finely carved gold ring, representing a snake, comes to us from the surroundings of Cnide, on the west coast of Asia Minor, which was a rich Lacedonian colony. It is difficult to give an exact age to this jewel, but it is likely that it dates from the"Classical Period" that saw the princes of Asia Minor compete for sumptuous luxury. It is in the...
  • 95 € In Stock
    This finely carved ring, representing a snake, comes to us from the surroundings of Cnide, on the west coast of Asia Minor, which was a rich Lacedonian colony. It is difficult to give an exact age to this jewel, but it is likely that it dates from the"Classical Period" that saw the princes of Asia Minor compete for sumptuous luxury. It is in the Aphrodite...
  • 60 € In Stock
    The Betrothal or wedding ring, also called"fede" ring, takes the form of two joined hands. Its name comes from the Italian"mani in fede", literally"hands in confidence". This type of ring dates back to Roman times and symbolized the conclusion of a contract. The emblem appears most often on the setting. The same type of object is present since the early...
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