Jadeite Jade and 20k Yellow Gold Vintage Flower Motif Saddle Ring, circa 1900
Vintage antique ring centering bright green jadeite jade and decorated, north and south, with a charming floral motif. This early 20th century ring centers a slightly curved piece of green jadeite jade weighing approximately 3.0 cts. The high karat gold ring tests to be 20K, The deep hand engraving is done superbly. The size is a 8.25 and can be resized.
Saddle rings have a long history in Asia. Thought to help one feel secure in the saddle, a saddle ring is popular with those engaged in the training, riding and breeding of horses. It is also thought to give the wearer luck with the ability to resolve disagreements with speed!