A cameo is a material that is carved with a raised relief that often depicts a profile of a face or a mythical scene. This is a silver alloy and carnelian Roman intaglio ring that belonged to a Praetorian Guardsman.
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Roman Soldier Cameo Ring Meaning. This ring is sleek and bold and very 1960s. These iron rings symbolized mourning or political disapproval of an announcement or a ruling that was made by those in charge Kuntz 12. DetailsCurrently a size 62 5 this ring can be sized up or down 2 sizes at no additional charge.
That kind of carved ebony ivory or whatever bust has been common in jewelry since Roman times. Cameos are commonly made out of shell coral stone lava or glass. During the 19th century the cameo moved from the realm of the wealthy cabinet collector to a wider audience she said.
This late 18th or early 19th century glass cameo depicts the head of a Roman soldier which was an early favorite theme in cameos. This striking ring is crafted in 14kt gold and holds a large chalcedony cameo at the center. The ring is an American size 11.
I dont think theres any kind of Masonic symbolism but Im wondering if the cameo is of anybody special a saint perhaps. Increased wealth among the European middle class and increased travel meant a demand for souvenirs especially from trips to Italy. The band is 3mm in width with designs on the side.
Vintage 10 Karat White Gold and Hematite Roman Soldier Ring Size 975. Wikipedia even goes so far as to point out that The modern cameo ring usually shows the profile of a goddess or a Roman soldier I found a whole big bunch of them under both roman soldier ring and centurion ring 3. Posted by cmoj at 248 PM on July 25 2008 Response by poster.
The shell cameo industry in Italy increased in size to meet demand. Interested in the time frame the ring is from and what the symbol may mean. A classic subject of 20th century intaglios the Roman Soldier.
Interested in the time frame the ring is from and what the symbol may mean. Vintage 10K Yellow Gold Tiger Eye Cameo Ring double roman soldier heads naive carving 10x14mm rectangular sides form V decoration lines and incuse solid back 75 across Ring size 9. These carvings are set in either gold or silver.
The inside of the band bears a personal engraving 9-30-67. In the third century BC the privilege of wearing a gold ring was extended to all senators and to the Roman soldier. Cameos were very popular during the Roman era resurfaced during the Renaissance and then was once again popular in the 19 th century.
The carved image depicts a Roman soldier who wears a feathered helmet and stands with a dagger in one hand a spear in the other. Gold and Silver Brokers. According to an answer in this Ask Metafilter thread the Roman soldier double cameo was a popular choice in the 1930s.
Vintage Roman Soldier Carved Black Onyx Marcasite Ring. What Is a Cameo. The cameo is made of two layers of contrasting glass with a yellowish-brown profile on a black background.
Symbol on the side of cameo ring There is a symbol on the band of a roman soldier cameo ring. 10k Yellow Gold Intaglio Hematite Roman Soldier Mens 9 Ring 87 Grams. Image courtesy of Dr.
5 out of 5. Vintage Sterling Silver CelluloidGlass Roman Soldier Pendant. A very unusual cameo ring from the Art Deco ca1920 era.
Freedmen traditionally wore silver. Victorian Hardstone Diamond Ruby Gold Roman Soldier Cameo Pendant Necklace. Cameo Ring Roman Ring Solid Silver Ring Sterling Silver Ring Renaissance Ring Roman Jewelry Matching Set Shell Ring Lady Ring AdinaStone.
By Marie Michigan cameo of male facing east with a beard wearing a helmet with what reminds you of a horses tail coming from the top of the helmet. Soldier head cameo ring. The pale milky color of the chalcedony is a soft periwinkle.
Vintage Roman Soldier Onyx Cameo Ring. The cameo is a chocolate color of brown and attached to an oval of dark dark brown. A cameo brooch pin depicting a ladys profile carved into sard onyx Cameo jewelry can be traced as far back as the 3 rd century BC.
Whereas the iron ring became the mark of slavery. The ring appears to be initialed by the intaglio maker. Best Match Most Recent Price.
High to Low Price. These were used not only for jewelry but also as signet rings. On the rings band is art that commemorates the Siege Battle of Jerusalem of the.