Authentic Ancient Rings

Our selection of genuine ancient rings includes amuletic Egyptian rings, beautiful <a href="/category/ancient-jewellery/rings/?_product_culture=ancient-greek"<solid gold Greek rings, exquisite hard stone intaglio Roman rings, and patinated Viking bronze rings. In existence for over six thousand years, rings appear in almost every culture of the world. In addition to satisfying purely decorative needs as jewellery, rings are both practical and symbolic. Rings have been used to bond one heart to another; to seal correspondences; and to authenticate documents. Furthermore, they can fulfil a spiritual function in honouring the dead, or an apotropaic function as talismen protecting against the forces of evil. Rings have also been used as symbolic expressions of faith and religious observance, or as tangible evidence of power and wealth.