"Demeter"

Antique Victorian 14K & Carved Carnelian Intaglio Cameo Ring

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 A beautifully carved carnelian intaglio cameo depicting a goddess from ancient Greek mythology. With leaves in her hair, it is possible that she is Demeter, the goddess of agriculture. Finely detailed with a straight aquiline nose, robust chin, and elaborate coif, she is set in rich 14 karat yellow gold with a beautiful patina and stately detailing on the shoulders. This ring style was usually produced during the Victorian Era for a gentleman, and we like to imagine that a wealthy and very handsome lord wore this version of Demeter as a talisman for thriving crops on his vast estate in the country!  Enjoyed in this era by both sexes, we encourage all goddesses to try her on!

Details (approximate)

Size (can be resized): 8

Weight: 5.7 grams

Materials: Gold, carved carnelian

Metal: 14K yellow gold

Marks: 14

Condition: Excellent Antique condition

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