Ring – The Western Wall, Early 20th Century

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Gold ring, set with a stone with an engraving of the Western Wall and the inscription "Yerushalem" [Hebrew]. Early 20th century.
Gold (marked, English marks); engraved carnelian.
Gold ring, set with a carnelian with a golden engraving. Oval stone, engraved with a typical drawing of the Western Wall with three Cyprus trees, the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosques. Inscribed: "Yerushalem" [Hebrew].
Rings set with carnelian are known from ancient Egypt. Beginning at the Middle Ages the stone served as an amulet with healing properties.
Stone: 1.5X2 cm. Good condition, flaking on the surface of the stone.
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