Authentic Old Silver Kazakh Ring, Central Asia
Authentic old 1930s Kazakh oval ring, high-grade silver with a traditional red glass cabochon. The silver work is very fine and intricate. The band is plain silver. A quality old and impressive piece of Kazakh adornment.
High-grade silver & glass
3.6 cm (l) x 3.0 cm (w)
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