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Art Deco Aqua Sterling Filigree Ring
Item #7000

From a local Eastern Shore estate, this is a lovely ring with lace-like designs. Art Deco era, this Sterling filigree dinner ring is beautiful! Features a large emerald cut aqua stone, held in place by four corner prongs. Pierced sides add grace and elegance to overall design. Nonadjustable size, measures 7. In very good condition. Marked ERLING on inside of ring (first few letters of Sterling are worn). Timeless beauty! Note: ring box is not included.

$125.00

Vintage 18K G.E. Modernistic Ring
Item #12597

Here is a wonderful 18K G.E. ring with a modernistic design. Marked 18K GE with the GE refering to gold electroplated. Ring is 7; not adjustable. This item is in very good vintage condition. The photographs show the piece in detail but we are always happy to answer inquiries. A ring with timeless style!

$25.00

Fabulous Modernist Sterling Ring Marked PA
Item #11669

Here is a stunning vintage Modernist Sterling ring. Abstract floral design, good quality and construction with a single deep green stone. Marked PA. Ring size 5; not adjustable. Heavy weight. Vintage patina, has not been polished or cleaned. In very good to excellent condition.

$65.00

SOLD Vintage Silverplate Spoon Ring
Item #11634

Here is a classic vintage silver plated spoon. This type of ring was very popular in the 1950's and 60's and into the 1970's; very nostaglic. This ring was created from an old silver plated flatware piece. There are no markings on the ring. Size , adjustable. In very good condition.

$12.00

Fabulous Mexican Modernist Sterling Ring
Item #11621

Here is a stunning vintage Modernist Sterling ring. Abstract design, good quality and construction. Marked Mexico and 925 with . Ring size 7.5; not adjustable. 8.5 grams. In very good to excellent condition.

$35.00

Fabulous Mexican Modernist Sterling Ring Marked Tasco
Item #11613

Here is a fabulous vintage Modernist Sterling ring. Abstract design, good quality and construction. Marked Tasco and 925 with and Eagle 3 assay mark (dating this piece from 1946-1979). Ring size 7-1/2; not adjustable. 17 grams (.6 oz). In very good to excellent condition.

$55.00

Fabulous Modernist Sterling Ring by Spanish Designer Joaquin S'Paliu
Item #11605

Here is a magnificent modernist design sterling silver ring made by modernist designer Joaquin S'Paliu of Spain, who did fabulous bold Sterling jewelry in the 1960's and 1970's. It is signed on inside of band. Ring measures 1-1/4" from top to bottom of dome and is 1" at its widest point. It is a size 6-1/2"; not adjustable. In very good condition; with vintage patina (has not been polished or cleaned). This is a stunning Joachim S'Paliu modernist ring. His rings are fabulous, and are the most common pieces, necklaces and bracelets are harder to find. Lay-away available; three payments of $51.66.

$155.00

Fabulous Modernist Sterling Ring
Item #11514

Here is a fabulous vintage Modernist Sterling ring. Abstract design, good quality and construction. Marked 925 with additional lettering inside but very hard to read. Ring size 8; not adjustable. Measures 1-1/4" length x 7/8" front side to side. In very good to excellent condition.

$75.00

Victorian Baroque Pearl Sterling Ring
Item #11150

From a Pennsylvanian estate, this is a lovely Victorian baroque pearl ring. Features two baroque pearsl set within an ornate Sterling setting. It is a size 3-3/4. In very good condition. Timeless beauty! Note: ring box is not included.

$60.00

Contemporary Pink Topaz Stone Ring
Item #11428

This is such a lovely ring, circa unknown but likely contemporary. Created with a large Marquise shaped faceted pink topaz stone, prong-set. Marked, but unreadable, most likely gold wash over Sterling. Pink topaz stone is unfoiled, allowing light to pass through that changes the intensity of color. The ring is size 7, not adjustable. Excellent condition, no wear noted. This lovely ring definitely makes a statement when worn.

$22.00

Vintage Native American Sterling Ring
Item #11222

I obtained this item from a Pennsylvanian estate. A striking vintage Native American ring, with three center beads, accented with smaller beads on each side in a Sterling setting. Ring size 5-1/2 (not adjustable). In very good condition, can be polished if desired.

Item #11222 $85.00
Beautiful! Blue Topaz Stone & Sterling Ring
Item #11151

Absolutely beautiful! Blue topaz stone ring. Features a center oval shaped prong-set faceted stone in a cutoutSterling setting. Ring is size 7; not adjustable. Marked 925 with initials NF and Thailand. In very good condition. Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #111151 $28.00
Vintage Dragon's Breath Sterling Ring
Item #11142

Vintage Sterling ring with oval shaped Dragon's breath stone. Ornate border. Size 9. Marked Sterling with other unreadable marks. In very good condition. Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #11142 $38.00

Vintage Native American Turquoise Sterling Ring
Item #11136

I obtained this item from a Pennsylvanian estate. A striking vintage Native American ring, with an oval center turquoise stone in a Sterling setting. Detailed border around the stone. Size 8, not adjustable, ring design measures 3/4" x 1" . Marked with initial P; perhaps maker's mark. Ring is in very good condition, can be polished if desired.

Item #11136 $75.00

Contemporary Ruby & Diamond 10KT Ring
Item #11112

From a Pennsylvania estate, this is a lovely features a center oval ruby stone, accented by two small diamonds. Marked 10KT. Size 6-3/4; not adjustable. Timeless beauty! Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #11112 $85.00
Vintage Sterling & Onyx Ring
Item #10914

Vintage Sterling ring with oval shaped onyx stone. Ornate border. Size 8. Marked Sterling with maker's marks JH. In very good condition. Note: ring box is not included.

Item #10914 $24.00

Vintage Native American Turquoise Sterling Ring
Item #10610

I obtained this item from a Pennsylvanian estate. A striking vintage Native American ring, with an oval center turquoise stone in a Sterling setting. Detailed border around the stone. Size 9-1/4, not adjustable, ring design measures 3/4" x 5/8" . Marked Sterling and with initials RRS; perhaps maker's mark. Ring is in very good condition, can be polished if desired.

Item #10610 $35.00

Vintage Art Deco Marcasite & Sterling Ring
Item #10473

Vintage Art Deco ring featuring elegant Marcasites set within a Sterling setting. Dazzling. Marked Sterling. Not adjustable, size 5-1/2. Front of ring measures 7/8" x 5/8". In very good condition. Quite a conversation piece!
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Item #10473 $55.00

Vintage Black Rhinestone Ring
Item #10280

Vintage black rhinestone ring. Chaton cut stones are prong-set in four rows, with ornate design on side. Goldtone setting. Ring is adjustable, currently a size 7-1/2". In very good condition, no marks to indicate manufacturer. This lovely ring definitely makes a statement.
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Item #10280 $24.00

Vintage Sterling Ring-Mexican?
Item #10278

Vintage Sterling ring featuring a Sterling ball amid a geometric decorated ring shank. We have 2 such rings that came from an estate of vintage Sterling jewelry. Both unmarked, but test as Sterling. Rings are non-adjustable one is a size 4 and one is a size 5-1/2"
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Item #10278 $35.00

Vintage UNCAS Sapphire Blue Faceted Stone Ring
Item #9470

This is such a lovely ring. Marked Made in USA with Uncas's trademark symbol of an U with an arrow through it. This mark was used from 1920 to 1988. Created with a large oval faceted blue topaz stone, held in place by double goldtone prongs. Blue topaz stone is unfoiled, allowing light to pass through that changes the intensity of color. The ring is adjustable, currently 7-1/2". This lovely ring definitely makes a statement when worn. Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #9470 $30.00

Vintage HOBE` Sterling Ring
Item #6111

Wow! This vintage Sterling ring is an unsigned HOBE` piece. Previously, we had the matching brooch and earrings. This ring is large, with great detailing typical of HOBE` work. Marked Sterling. Measures 1 1/4" x 1" at widest point, 1/2" high. Size 8, adjustable. In very good condition, nice vintage patina (can be polished if desired). If you like vintage HOBE`, this one is for you! Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #6111 $75.00

Large Vintage Amethyst Ring
Item #6627

Vintage Art Deco era ring featuring a fabulous large faceted simulated amethyst stone, bezel set! Ornate brass setting, including a lovely detailed rim and buckle designs on each side (truly spectacular!). Amethyst stone is open in back, allowing light to change intensity of color. Also, back of ring has wonderful ornate detail, too. Adjustable. In good condition, no marks. This lovely ring definitely makes a statement when worn!
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Item #6627 $75.00

Art Deco Topaz Sterling Dinner Ring!
Item #5772

Art Deco in design, this topaz Sterling dinner ring is stunning! Features a large multifaceted yellow Marquise cut topaz stone, held in place by an ornate Sterling design. Nonadjustable size, small, probably size 5 or so. In very good condition, some light surface scratches on topaz stone consistent with age of ring. Marked Sterling on inside of ring. Elegant and timeless! Click item to see larger picture. Note: ring box is not included.
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Item #5772 $55.00
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