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Ancient Heirloom Ring - Garnet |  Rings - Common Era Jewelry
Ancient Heirloom Ring - Garnet |  Rings - Common Era Jewelry
Ancient Heirloom Ring - Garnet |  Rings - Common Era Jewelry

Ancient Heirloom Ring - Garnet

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$1,250

Free shipping and returns

100% recycled solid gold

2 year warranty

Fairly made, fairly priced

Description

Inspired by ancient rings that graced the hands of Roman Empresses, this is a piece to be treasured for decades and passed down through the centuries. A detailed braided solid gold band encircles your finger, displaying a substantial cabochon garnet in a handcrafted bezel setting. This setting is the same used by ancient goldsmiths from the earliest known jewelry.

The cabochon-cut garnet was a favorite stone of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Its name is rooted in the Greek granatum, meaning pomegranate. Lore and legend ties the winter fruit to Persephone, the queen of the underworld. The blood red hue of the garnet has been believed to protect the wearer from harm, as if Persephone herself has passed a hand over the brow of the wearer and deemed them still fit for the land of the living.

The Ancient Heirloom Ring invokes tales of ages long past and is crafted in 100% recycled 14k solid gold. Each piece is made to order for you in our NYC studio and takes roughly 2 weeks to ship.

Why Solid Gold ✨

Solid gold is the best option if you:

1. Want to wear your piece forever or pass it down as an heirloom. Solid gold will last for centuries without degrading.

2. Want to invest in jewelry as an asset rather than an accessory. Gold traditionally appreciates in value and can always be melted down and made into a new piece

Unlike many brands, our gold is never hollow - it is always 100% solid, cast using the lost wax method, meaning there is a lot more gold in each piece.

Our gold is 100% certified recycled and each piece is handcrafted here in New York.

Product Details 🔍

Metal
100% recycled 14k or 18k solid gold

Gold Weight
4.5 - 5 grams

Stone
7 x 5mm 1 carat ethically-sourced cabochon garnet

Made in New York City

When will my piece ship? 🚚

We keep a small inventory of solid gold pieces - please check about the 'Add to Cart' button to see if your piece is in stock.

If not, it will display the estimated ship time so that we can custom make it for you in our NYC studio.

What does Traditional Retail Price mean? 💸

Most brands sell through boutiques and department stores, where the pricing model is usually a 2 - 4x markup from their wholesale price. For example, the jewelry brand sells the piece to the store for $1000, and then the store sells it to you for $2,500.

Because Common Era sells directly from our studio, we can give our customers the same pricing we would be giving to wholesale stores.


FAQ

When will my order ship?

All pieces except for made-to-order solid gold will ship within 24 hours on business days.

Solid gold orders ship from our NYC studio and the time to ship is indicated above the "Add to cart" button on those pieces.

What if my piece is lost in the mail?

This is in incredibly rare, but if it happens we will make it right with a free replacement.

Solid gold pieces are always shipped with signature required to ensure this doesn't happen.

Does your jewelry come in a box or a pouch?

Both! Our packaging is made in Chicago and consists of a peach-colored vegan suede pouch in a branded box, so they’re easy to wrap up as gifts.

The Making of a Molten Gold Ring

Each solid gold piece is made in our New York City studio from 100% recycled 14 karat gold. Come behind the bench as we craft a Molten Medusa Ring

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