Ethnic Jewels

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Vintage Balkan ring - a copy of the medieval Byzantine Ring
The Balkans (perhaps Bulgaria), 19th - early 20th century
Metal, silver old Ottoman coins based alloy Billon, casting, soldering, plating
Height from finger - 11mm
The diameter of the ring`s upper rosette - 27mm
Weight - 26 g. (0,95 Oz)
Size - 21,5 (12 for USA)

Such rings may have made even in medieval Byzantium, precious metals, and has been replicated by molding and casting from the original, jewelers and artisans at a later time until the beginning of the 20th century, they were particularly popular in Bulgaria.

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