Antique 10K Mens Warrior head Tigers Eye / Diamond Ring

For your bidding pleasure we have here a very nice antique estate mens 10K yellow gold Carved Warrior Head Tigers eye ring. This is one of the old style DOUBLE WARRIOR HEAD carved rings. I have seen many carved tiger eye rings over the 25 years I have been a jeweler. Most that have any age to them have the noses broken off of one or both of the warriors, or large an unsightly chips in them. The modern versions of this style the carving is often poor and the relief is shallow. This one is a nice example of a vintage antique. It is heavy, the ring with stone weighs .35 oz. The stone has some scuffing on the higher points of the carving which is certainly expected in a ring of this type and age. The carvings are not cracked or broken as far as I can see and the banding in the stone is quite attractive. The ring has four single cut diamonds as accents which I estimate to be .01 carat per stone. The ring is a size 9 1/2 and can certainly be sized up or down by any competent bench jeweler. The stone is firmly mounted in the bezels, it does not rattle. The bezels have been worn somewhat but there is alot of life left in them. This would make a lovely estate heirloom piece, a great gift for a chap that appreciates his history and loves a traditional look. I am starting this out as low as I can or will go on this piece, and it will be gracing ... read more