Antique rings: a unique piece of jewelry
The antique ring remains invariably the most widespread jewel since the dawn of time. This jewel has a utilitarian role as a sign of recognition of personal status. The models are numerous and come either from the signet ring or the kitten ring.
The signet ring is a model thought for men which holds its origin from ancient Egypt. Wearing this jewel throughout the ages meant belonging to a specific category of society. The engravings present on the jewel allowed to use it as a seal of recognition.
French portrait miniature Ring (18th century)
Diamonds and calibrated rubies ring (circa 1900)