WOW! Ancient Egyptian Faience Scarab Beetle in 14k Gold Ring Antiquities Jewelry

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Seller: antiquesplusestates (490) 100%, Location: Los Angeles, California, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 333340846792 This is a beautiful piece by master craftsman Joseph A. Gatto of Los Angeles. Features a gorgeous and symmetrical genuine ancient Egyptian scarab, faience, possibly re-glazed, mounted in a solid gold ring.Gatto was a Professor and author of repute, whose handmade jewelry works became highly sought, during the later years of his life. Gatto's life was cut tragically short when he was murdered in 2013. There is a very limited supply of his works.Like all of Gatto's works, this piece is one-of-a-kind. It is a majestically hand-crafted gold ring, with an ancient Egyptian faience scarab as the centerpiece. Signed and Hallmarked by the jeweler in Egyptian hieroglyphics! Guaranteed genuine. Sizeable. Please look at pictures with rough measurements for current sizing information. But you can easily size it for you! Gatto's pieces incorporated the natural world into precious metals. He re-purposed antiquities and bits of nature into his designs.You may read more about Gatto's works by Googling him, or searching for his name in Modern Silver Magazine, and especially by visiting wear art now (no spaces). This item is being sold with permission from surviving family members of the artisan. A portion of the sale proceeds from this auction will go Gatto's favorite charity, and a portion will go toward expenses for the ongoing investigation of his demise. Pictures do not do this piece justice! You will love this ring. Thank you for your interest and for keeping his works alive.This a true auction, with a no reserve. Once it's gone, it's gone. May the best bidder win! Condition: Never been worn., Material: Gold, Provenance: Ownership History Available

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