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Vintage “CB” Nicolo Intaglio Signet Ring

$975

This midcentury signet ring features the crisp initials "CB" in a rectangular setting. This style of intaglio is known as nicolo - an in-the-know term for onyx cut with an ultra thin hazy white top layer. The mounting is fashioned in 8k gold with strong shoulders and a tapered flat hoop. Satisfying mid-20th-century proportions right here.

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  • Materials

    333 gold (8k), onyx

  • Age

    c. 1940

  • Condition

    Good - there is a small crack at the shoulder but this doesn't effect the integrity of the setting

  • Size

    7, can be slightly resized; 8.4mm x 1.4cm head, 4.5mm shank

Retro

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19351945