Antique gold wire ring, ring in 18 karat yellow gold (750 thousandths). This ring is composed of two twisted gold wires, they are braided with another black wire from an organic material, a black/brown hair elephant. In the center a rectangular gold plate which can carry an inscription. French work from the beginning of the 20th century
Eagle head hallmark. Goldsmith’s hallmark illegible.
Finger size 47 EU or 4 US (no resizing possible)
Note: an engraving is possible
Condition : discoloured and damaged hair in some places.
Weight : 0,55 gr
**The antique box is not sold with the item**
Historical point : elephant hair jewelry appeared at the end of the 19th century in Europe. In France, it appears at the beginning of the 20th century. Currently, most elephant species are protected under CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.