Antique mid-Victorian coral cameo ring in 15-carat gold, from about 1870


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Here’s a wonderful coral cameo ring, and it’s something a man could wear.

The subject appears to be a handsome Roman or Greek from antiquity. 

It was common to use classical subjects in cameos of the 19th century – as it was in the Renaissance, the first great period for ancient revivalist jewellery. 

The colour is intense, the condition excellent and the cameo is beautifully complemented by the high-carat gold original setting, with its attractive engraved border. 

A woman could also happily wear this marvellous ring – but I was so pleased to find a jewel for male collectors that I had to emphasise its universal appeal. 


• Handmade in 15-carat yellow gold

• Set with a carved coral cameo

• Size approximately 6 3/4 or N, but easily resized free of charge 

• Just over 1 inch (2.7cm) tall, just over 3/4 inch (1.9cm) wide

• Weight is 13.3 grams

• In excellent antique condition

• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique boxes are not for sale)

• Note: the antique coral beads are for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like information about them (the gold bracelet has sold)

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description. 

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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