22K Ancient Gold RAM Intaglio Blk Agate Onyx Roman Ring

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  • Sold Date: Aug 30, 2007
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22K Ancient Gold RAM Intaglio Black Agate Onyx Roman Ring

Information Item Number : M0010 Type of Ring : Ancient Gold Roman Ring Material : Genuine 22K Gold Total Weight : ca. 6 grams Ring Size (US) : 9 Ring Band Width :7 mm Ring Top Width : 27 mm Stone Size : 10 mm Type of Stone : Black Agate-Onyx Origin : Discovered in the Italian Peninsula Condition : Excellent Condition. No Damages or Repairs. Patina is Magnificent Appraisal : $800-$1000 History : VERY IMPRESSIVE MUSEUM QUALITY SHOWPIECE!!!! You are bidding on a rare Black Agate Onyx stone gold ring from the Great Roman Empire. The RAM Intaglio Black Onyx is embedded into the top of the ring and is cased by Simple gold ring. Onyx is the Mystical birthstone for the month of December. It is also the birth stone for the Zodiac sign of Leo. Onyx is a chalcedony quartz that is mined in Brazil, India, California and Uruguay. The name comes from the Greek word onyx which means nail of a finger or claw. Legend says that one day while Venus was sleeping Eros/Cupid cut her fingernails and left the clippings scattered on the ground. Because no part of a heavenly body can die, the gods turned them into stone which later became known as onyx. The black of the onyx is believed to absolve one's fear of the supernatural, and is also said to protect one from disasters. Don't miss this
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