Pillbox Ring Vintage 14k Yellow Gold Onyx Jewelry Opens Secret Compartment 6.25

$4,855.00

 

Overview:

Elaborate vintage large poison or pillbox ring (circa 1950s to 1960s), crafted in 14 karat yellow gold.

Turquoise totals an estimated 0.90 carats & is set upon an onyx mounting that measures 25mm x 17mm. The stones are in excellent condition and free of cracks or chips.

The ring opens to reveal a secret compartment. Typically this type of ring has been used to carry perfume, locks of hair, devotional relics, messages or other keepsakes.

The substantial ring weighs 35.7 grams, with a hefty feel on the hand.

The ring is in very good condition. We have not cleaned it in order to preserve the patina and collector value.

Specifications:

Weight: 35.7 grams

Stones: Turquoise totals an estimated 0.90 carats & is set upon an onyx mounting that measures 25mm x 17mm. The stones are in excellent condition and free of cracks or chips.

Size & Measurements: The ring is a size 6 1/4 (sizable). The mount measures 44mm in length (1.73 inches) and 24mm wide (0.94 inches), rising 26mm from the finger.

Metal & Hallmark: 14 karat yellow gold. The ring is not hallmarked though it has tested positive for 14 karat gold.