Vintage 1940 Oblong Filigree Poison Ring

Lovely oversized filigree pendant houses an light green cabochon stone and opens as a large poison ring.  

  •  Unsigned
  • Adjustable ring size, 1 1/2" pendant height, 1" pendant width

History: Outsized cocktail rings, bracelets with wide bands and three dimensional clasps, large pendants and bulky necklaces were popular in the 1940’s.  Retro Jewelry is a fusion of two styles; motifs from the Victorian era and modern romantic designs were both loved.  These jewelry items were worn to express femininity, a trait that was considered important to express, now that women were dressing in a more masculine style of straight skirts and tight fitting jackets.


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Type: Ring    
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