Claudius Cameo Ring

$16,500

Discover sophistication with our stylish ring showcasing an early 19th Century black glass cameo featuring the Roman emperor Claudius II Gothicus (AD 268 - 270), historically associated with Saint Valentine. This unique piece boasts tapered sides adorned with gold Caesar head motifs encircled by striking red enamel against a backdrop of black enamel. The cameo setting's edges feature meticulous red and black enamel decoration, adding a touch of elegance and historical significance to this remarkable ring, intertwining ancient craftsmanship with a timeless tale.

  • 19th Century black glass cameo of Claudius II Gothicus (AD 268 - 270)
  • Black & red enamel
  • 18ct yellow gold
  • Approximately 30mm/1 inch from top to bottom

 

Piece code: 28223

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