A fabulous 1930s cocktail ring with a stepped geometric concave profile that just screams Art Deco.
Crafted in 835 silver, a silver standard commonly used in Germany before the advent of World War 2, the ring is pave set on the front with rose cut marcasites. The stones are held in by tiny prongs and the wide gem set front graduates to slim band at the back.
None of the marcasite stones are missing which is a testament to the degree of excellence and durability seen in German marcasite jewellery. Super quality as you would expect, reminiscent of the Theodor Fahrner rings of the era and just a few years away from being a true 100 year old antique.
All in all a gorgeous ring, iconic of the era and it will arrive in the black octagonal ring box shown, perfect for safekeeping or gift giving!
MATERIALS: 835 silver
GEMSTONES: marcasite (iron pyrite)
MEASUREMENTS: Width at front 17mm sloping to a 2mm band width at the back, marcasite set front measures 8.5mm
SIZE: Size 6 US/M UK/52 EU
WEIGHT: 3.9 grams
HALLMARKS: Stamped 'A 835' in an oval and an initialed makers mark, looks like a mirrored 'RR'
CONDITION: Excellent antique condition, beautifully polished and no noted flaws
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