Antique late Victorian carved moonstone ring from about 1900
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The ring showing the Greek god Hermes with his kerykeion (caduceus) staff would be so appropriate for a doctor.
Hermes, also recognisable by his winged headwear, was known to the Romans as Mercury. Admired for his mischief and tricks, he was also a herald and messenger.
He was a son of Zeus and the god of travel, commerce, wealth, luck, fertility, sleep, language and thieves.
The glowing moonstone has been finely carved and is set in 18-carat gold.
FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING WITH FEDEX, FREE RESIZING IF NEEDED
• Handmade in 18-carat yellow gold
• Set with carved moonstone
• Size approximately 8 1/2 or Q 1/2, but easily resized free of charge
• Face of stone is 9mm wide
• Weight is 2.2 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
• Note: the other carved moonstone ring and stickpin in the group shot have sold
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