A beautifully made Victorian era scarab ring with a faience scarab in a 14K gold mounting with Etruscan Revival detailing. Dates to the 1890s and likely American made. The scarab is possibly ancient, and would have been a souvenir from a Grand Tour visit to Egypt in 19th century.
Faience (glazed ceramic) and 14K Gold
1890s (scarab possibly ancient)
Good. Glaze on scarab is heavily worn.
US Size 5-3/4 (could be resized in the 4.5 to 7.5 range for $75)
North to South: 23mm