Art Deco French Sterling Silver Rectangular Signet Ring
A signet ring can be represented by a smooth or engraved seal, or with an intaglio, which is created by carving into the surface of a stone. Its purpose would have been to seal the wax of a letter or note.
A wonderful sterling silver signet ring from the Art Deco (ca1920) era! This fabulous French piece is very attractive, with a smooth rectangular seal in the center that could be left plain or engraved if desired. Each shoulder has an interesting geometric design that gives the ring a very Deco look. The simple design is both versatile and fashionable, and would lend itself to any ensemble! The exterior of the band is stamped with two small French hallmarks at the back. Perfect for everyday wear, this wonderful unisex ring could be worn by a man or woman and would make an excellent addition to any collection!
Measurements: The ring has a large finger size of 9.25, but could be resized. The smooth seal in the center measures 3/8" wide and 1/2" tall.
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling silver setting.