A 1940's sterling silver ring set with faceted marcasites.

1940's Sterling Silver Marcasite Ring

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Price:
(CAD) $75.00
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Product Description

A 1940's sterling silver ring set with 52 faceted marcasites in the head and shoulders of this geometric inspired design.

Since there is a strong geometric design to this ring and since styles did not end and begin in exact points in time, it could be said that this ring has a very strong Art Deco style. 

For an illusion of long fingers, this vintage treasure is a must have ring.  

Date: circa 1940's

Condition: Excellent

Weight: 8.7 gm

Identification: Stamped silver

Size: USA & Canada 7 1/2, UK & Australia O 1/2, Europe 56.

Should an adjustment be required we will try to accommodate your request. Please email erica@lavoguevintage.com to discuss further.

 

Did You Know?

  1. Marcasite 
    1. Was used as a substitute as early as the 1700's. 
    2. In the mid 1800's it once again saw a revival in popularity. 
    3. It is the 1920's and 1930's that saw a further increase in popularity when the average woman wanted to add glitz and glamour to her life.  
    4. Marcasite is faceted pyrite. 
    5. There is a mineral called marcasite and it is similar to iron pyrite, but it is not suitable to use in jewellery. 
    6. The luster of pyrite is metallic and when faceted its brilliance reflects light.