Frame made of solid Sterling Silver. On Electrum is a very rare find in this category of antique rings (read below) is a. Will never fade or darken. This statement Ring came from an old estate collection.Fine craftsmanship and historical significance. This item came from an estate private collection.
Size - 9.75 on a ring mandrel. Face height of ring: 18 mm. (verified solid 925 Sterling Silver). Color - Electrum has a subtle and delicate pale yellow color that shows up differently when viewed under different lighting situations: natural light, incandescent light, or fluorescent light. The alloy can appear to be pale yellow in some light, while appearing silver in other light.
With beautiful patina to the silver. Electrum in History, Interesting Facts. The name "Electrum" is the Latinized form of the Greek word?? Lektron, mentioned in the Odyssey referring to a metallic substance consisting of Gold alloyed with Silver.And is often known as Green Gold or. Electrum was used as early as the third millennium BC in Old Kingdom of Egypt, sometimes as an exterior coating to the pyramidions atop ancient Egyptian pyramids and obelisks. The first metal coins ever made were of electrum and date back to the end of the 7th century or the beginning of the 6th century BC.
The earliest known electrum coins, Lydian and East Greek coins found under the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, are currently dated to the last quarter of the 7th century BC (625-600 BC). Electrum is believed to have been used in coins c. 600 BC in Lydia during the reign of Alyattes. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Rings".
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