Vintage Sterling Silver Reproduction Ring from the Classical Period - This exceptionally fine example of intaglio carving depicts a winged Eros, the Greek God of Love, riding on the back of a dolphin, with reins to guide their progress. The combination of Eros and the dolphin is an interesting one as dolphins are symbols of divination, but also of wisdom and prudence. Their images stood beside Apollo's tripod at Delphi. This is from an original Roman intaglio carved in chalcedony dated to the 1st century BCE.
Authorized adaptation cast in sterling silver using the lost wax method and hand finished
Made in the USA
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In keeping with the authenticity of the original pieces, these rings have not be coated with a non-tarnish finish like most modern rings. Unlike gold, sterling silver will naturally tarnish or dull as it reacts with the air or your skin; it may even turn your finger green because it is an alloy....92.5 silver and 7.5 copper. We recommend polishing your sterling silver jewelry with a dry silver polishing cloth available at most grocery or hardware stores. We do not recommend polishing with silver polish as this may remove the antiquing. When you are not wearing your jewelry, storing your silver in a jewelry bag will help prevent tarnishing.
NOTE: These vintage items have never been worn. They have been in storage or on display in the shop for over 20 years and it is time for them to go! We are still taking pictures of rings, so keep checking back for new listing! Many are one of a kind so don't delay in getting the ones you like because they will not last long!
STERLING SILVER - Silver is the metal of emotions, of the psychic mind, and of loving as well as healing. It is used to bring patience and perseverance to the wearer.
Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon, particularly during the full and new moons. Throughout the world it is identified with the lunar manifestations of the Great Mother, the eternal goddess. Since silver is associated with the moon, it is also associated with the yin and feminine energies. As the metal is reflective, as the moon reflects the light of the sun, so does silver reflect negativity from the wearer. Any sliver jewelry can be worn for magical security; used to provide protection again evil intent, reflecting spells of harm back to the sender.
Silver can also be used to enhance one’s psychic abilities, as it is a psychic-influencing metal. When worn it stimulates one’s psychic awareness but simultaneously lulls the conscious, so as not to overwhelm. Wearing silver jewelry before sleep is another method of producing psychic dreams. If the piece is set with moonstone or other gemstone with psychic properties the effects will be more powerful.
Use the lunar qualities of Silver to balance your life; growing what is good and necessary while voiding whatever causes you harm or prevents your evolution. Let it perform like a psychic mirror, allowing you to see your life from the outside. View this new perspective without judgment, but with a purer knowledge of what is best for your highest good.
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