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c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
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c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring

$750
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
c1840 Cat's Eye Operculum Ring
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We have an excellent jeweler who handles our ring resizing. Resizing generally takes about a week and costs $75. Please note that resized rings are non-returnable. If you'd like to keep the option of a return open, you may send it back to us at a later date for resizing.
US orders ship by insured UPS for $15. Expedited shipping is also available at checkout. International shipping is available for $125.

Returns of unaltered items are accepted within 10 days of receipt of your order for a refund or store credit, less shipping costs. Please note that international shipments, special orders and items that have been resized, altered, or custom made are non-returnable. See our full return policy.

An early Victorian ring with a cat's eye operculum-- a shell with natural coloration that resembles an eye. In the 19th century, operculum was believed to be protective. Built in 9K rosy-yellow gold. Probably English.

Currently a size 6-3/4 and could be resized in the 6 to 7-1/2 range for $75.

Materials

Operculum and 9K Gold

Date

c1840

Condition

Good. Shell has crazing and surface wear.

Size

US Size 6-3/4 (could be resized in the 6 to 7-1/2 range for $75)
Stone: 22 x 18mm