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    Posted 5 years ago

    valentino97
    (724 items)

    Wonderful domed black onyx or glass ring. Circa 1930's-50's, .75x1" I am leaning to onyx but not certain. Marked MEXICO TOBIAS round shape and then .925. There's a chip which can be seen in pic 2 lower left. I think it could be buffed out -the white spot in pic is just this photographer's error :)

    Bonnie found a similar ring on etsy by artist Abraham Tobias. It has the exact same shank design. The seller said it was a rare 1930's ring. Maybe mine is that old and has travelled far and well with only a chip. Also from online research learned that Tobias didn't often work with stones and is famous for his repouse work.

    Very dramatic ring. I wear it a lot.

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    Comments

    1. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks for first like Blunderbuss!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      That is so striking! If I saw it on a finger I would have to comment (positively of course).
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Which finger, Racer? ;-D

      Valentino, superb!!!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Whichever works best at the time....
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Hi Karen and Kyra - this ugly hand is for you. Where is that edit tool that smoothes away wrinkles? LOL Sometimes I wear all 3 like this. Will post those other 2 later. The black carved coral X is my favorite of my Mexico rings, and maybe only from the 90's and the pinky ring is Native American, maybe Navajo.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Great pic! Love them all, fingers included ;-)
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      I can imagine you getting on a bus with all your pins, bangles and causing quite a stir as you entered !!
    8. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      That would be Abraham Tobias. :-)
    9. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Kyra - wrinkly fingers even? They look better in real life, hee hee! However, sad to realize lots of my rings will be too small eventually...oh well, not today! I wear them on both hands when we go hear live music and I have a long drapey sleeve. Excess looks best at the club - holding that glass of wine....
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Phil! Bus, train, car, walking to my neighborhood café!? Airplane - darn it no because of TSA. Yes, it's fun to wear them and they do get comments.
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Bonnie thank you! I will look at the etsy and rubylane posts and then edit my post. Thanks for finding this information! Big Kiss!
    12. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Love it, Mary!
      I like bangles and bracelets because they always fit. I find that rings sometimes bother me becuase my fingers seem to change size: sometimes rings fall off and sometimes they don't come off. I still wear them:)
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Hi Gudrun - I agree about rings. I wear bracelets and pins most.

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