Antique Lava Cameo Ring with Marcasites. This ring is stamped with an 800 hallmark which was used in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The halo style ring is made up of marcasites or white pyrite. Pyrite has been used in making jewelry since the time of the ancient Greeks. Marcasite popularity was at its prime during 1770.
Metal: Silver, purity stamped 800
Cameo Material: Lava Shape: Oval
Gem Material: Marcasite, FeS2
Cameo size is 15 x 12 mm
Ring Size: 8
Total Weight of item: 5.46 grams or 0.193 ounces
Condition: Good, it has a little place where damage occluded and is more visible underneath. The location is on the top left of the cameo (when viewing images). Heavy patina.
For Women, Unisex
Color: Dark Grey, Black, Silver
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