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Rings

From left hand to right hand, from simple bands to ornate encrustations, rings still today hold a great deal of sway. In simple terms, they illustrate the beauty of jewelry design; in more complex connotations, they represent a fascinating window into humankind’s cultural past.

The symbolism of rings dates back to their earliest appearance in antiquity. From the days of ancient Mesopotamia, rings, whether rough-hewn or refined with gems, served as a signifiers of both power and status. By the ancient Greco-Roman age, jewelry designers had added to their repertoire the art of intaglio, with such designs evolving over time into the signet ring, popular for both men and for women.

By the days of the Renaissance, the ring was firmly ensconced among popular jewelry styles. Renaissance women were renowned for their rings, which appeared as an array of finger, midi, and first knuckle rings on both hands. Wedding rings also grew in popularity during this point in history: though a ring on the left third finger (or, fourth proximal digit) suggested marital status well before this time, it was during the Renaissance that these connections were fully solidified.

Rings continue to be a central component of jewelry collections for both men and women. Many dapperly dressed gentlemen, channeling the style of famed American musician Frank Sinatra, feature a signet ring on their pinkies. At the same time, women, while still maintaining the nuptial nod of the left hand ring, are now also enjoying a partner ring for the right hand, which sometimes read as a symbol of empowerment or achievement.

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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
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14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
Feb 22, 10:00 AM EST
14K YELLOW GOLD 0.75CT DIAMOND RING
by Eldred's
Est: $7,000- $8,580
$500 Bids
14k Yellow Gold 5.76ct Emerald 2.87ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k Yellow Gold 5.76ct Emerald 2.87ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $9,717- $14,290
$1000 Bids
14K White Gold 9.14ct Topaz and 0.77ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K White Gold 9.14ct Topaz and 0.77ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $4,595- $6,265
$1000 Bids
14K Yellow Gold 4.87ct Emerald and 1.99ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K Yellow Gold 4.87ct Emerald and 1.99ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $16,558- $19,995
$1000 Bids
14K Yellow Gold 3.29ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K Yellow Gold 3.29ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $22,656- $26,998
$1000 Bids
14k White Gold 13.34ct Sapphire 1.82ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k White Gold 13.34ct Sapphire 1.82ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $6,304- $9,270
$1000 Bids
14k Yellow Gold 7.69ct Opal 1.92ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k Yellow Gold 7.69ct Opal 1.92ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $9,401- $13,825
$1000 Bids
14K White Gold 12.50ct Sapphire and 3.87ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K White Gold 12.50ct Sapphire and 3.87ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $13,652- $17,474
$1000 Bids
14K Yellow Gold 13.0ct Citrine 4.29ct Sapphire and 1.43ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K Yellow Gold 13.0ct Citrine 4.29ct Sapphire and 1.43ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $11,002- $13,985
$1000 Bids
14K Rose Gold 13.13ct Ruby and 3.23ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14K Rose Gold 13.13ct Ruby and 3.23ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $21,525- $24,998
$1000 Bids
14k Yellow Gold 1.70ct Emerald 2.73ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k Yellow Gold 1.70ct Emerald 2.73ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $6,613- $9,725
$1000 Bids
14k Yellow & White Gold 5.50ct Ruby 0.42ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k Yellow & White Gold 5.50ct Ruby 0.42ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $5,066- $7,450
$1000 Bids
14k Yellow Gold 17.50ct Ruby 1.33ct Diamond Ring
Aug 12, 2:15 AM EDT
14k Yellow Gold 17.50ct Ruby 1.33ct Diamond Ring
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $6,545- $9,625
$1000 Bids
1.33 ctw VS/SI Diamond Halo Ring 14K White Gold - REF-277F9N - SKU:24689
Aug 16, 1:00 PM EDT
1.33 ctw VS/SI Diamond Halo Ring 14K White Gold - REF-277F9N - SKU:24689
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $11,450- $18,350
$1000 Bids
2.9 ctw VS/SI Diamond Halo Ring 14K Rose Gold - REF-535Y2X - SKU:24118
Aug 16, 1:00 PM EDT
2.9 ctw VS/SI Diamond Halo Ring 14K Rose Gold - REF-535Y2X - SKU:24118
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $17,450- $31,400
$1000 Bids
1.25 ctw VS/SI Diamond Solitaire Halo Ring 14K Rose Gold - REF-149F5N - SKU:24157
Aug 16, 1:00 PM EDT
1.25 ctw VS/SI Diamond Solitaire Halo Ring 14K Rose Gold - REF-149F5N - SKU:24157
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $5,150- $8,750
$1000 Bids
1.52 ctw Intense Blue Diamond Ring 10K White Gold - REF-180N2A - SKU:36445
Aug 16, 1:00 PM EDT
1.52 ctw Intense Blue Diamond Ring 10K White Gold - REF-180N2A - SKU:36445
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $4,200- $8,400
$1000 Bids
1.35 ctw VS/SI Diamond 2 Stone 2 Stone Ring 14K White Gold - REF-144Y5X - SKU:26075
Aug 16, 1:00 PM EDT
1.35 ctw VS/SI Diamond 2 Stone 2 Stone Ring 14K White Gold - REF-144Y5X - SKU:26075
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $4,950- $8,450
$1000 Bids
13.85 ctw Emerald & Diamond Ring 14K Yellow Gold - REF-296R7K - SKU:43846
Aug 21, 2:15 PM EDT
13.85 ctw Emerald & Diamond Ring 14K Yellow Gold - REF-296R7K - SKU:43846
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $6,700- $14,700
$1000 Bids

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