10K Tiger Eye Scarab Ring
Scarab bracelets were all the rage in the 1940s - 1950s, being inspired by the discovery of the treasures of King Tuts tomb. The Egyptian symbol of rebirth and regeneration, the scarab has been a treasured amulet since ancient times. In the 20th c. it was worn for good luck.
This 10K ring is bezel set with a large (17.2mm x 12.5mm x 6.7mm) 10.40 carats hand carved natural tigers eye scarab. The tigers eye has beautiful chatoyancy, and is carved on front and back. A handsome vintage piece of scarab jewelry! Stamped 10K, the fineness stamp is obscured. The ring was tested and confirmed for 10K.
The ring is a size 4 3/4. Sizing for a perfect fit is complimentary. The ring weighs 3.7 grams.
Very good condition.
Why buy from Monte Cristo's Estate & Antique Jewelry?
Each piece is hand-selected by a trained gemologist for its quality of materials, design, and workmanship. Monte Cristo's estate jewelry are heirlooms of yesterday, and are carefully cleaned and restored if needed to create ongoing history entwined with its new wearer, making it an heirloom of tomorrow. There is a particular joy that only comes through uniting a beautiful and special piece of jewelry with an owner whose heart beats a little faster upon wearing their new jewel!
Each piece is carefully and securely packaged in a gift box, and tied with a gold ribbon. Presented with the care and attention to detail that gift giving deserves.
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