This unique Mid-Century setting has a lovely simple bezel and subtly carved shoulders. A cameo of the hand-carved Tiger's Eye is the ring's focal point, with two Roman Centurions depicted in crisp relief. Vintage c1940s in 10k yellow gold and in a comfortable size 10, hallmarked 10(JB)K with engraved letters that appear to be T. J. R.
Cameo is the art of carving a layered material, creating a portrait or landscape with the difference in the colors. While traditionally done in shell, banded onyx has been used in cameo work - particularly in Greece and Italy - for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
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(Intaglios have designs cut as a depression into the surface of the gem; and cameos, have excess material removed to leave a raised image in relief.)
Metal: 10K Yellow Gold
Gem: Carved Tiger's Eye Cameo
Gem Measurements: 16 x 11 mm, Rectangle
Ring Size: 10
Marks: "10K" Stamped on the inside band
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As with any vintage items, pieces may have some signs of wear such as surface scratches, small chips, dings, or may have a patina that can easily be removed. Any medium to significant damage such as cracked stones or dents will be noted in the description if known.
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