Rare Tortoise Shell 15K Gold Star Pique Band Ring
Fine 15K yellow gold stars wrap around this enchanting antique Victorian pique ring, circa 1880s. 15 golden stars wrap completely around the tortoise shell eternity band ring with the ring expertly crafted. The technique for making pique, inlaying gold and silver into shell or ivory, was brought to England by the Huguenots when they were expelled from France in the late 17th Century. Pique jewelry blossomed in the late 1800's. All original superb antique Victorian ring!
- Materials: 15 Karat Yellow Gold
- Gemstone: Tortoise Shell
- Ring Size: 6 US, M UK - This ring can not be resized
- Measurements: 4.25mm wide
- Condition: In excellent condition with no missing stars, no cracks or splits