Sterling Silver and 9k Gold Ancient Half Shekel Replica Ring with Ruby Accent
Sterling Silver, 9k Gold, Ruby
0.5" / 1.3 cm
Inspired by ancient Israeli currency, designer Rafael, one of Israel's most celebrated artists, astounds us with his exquisite work. Incorporating a marvelous reproduction of a Judean Half Shekel minted during the rise of the First Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66-70 C.E, the coin depicts a wide brimmed chalice with nine pearls and the date in ancient Hebrew script. Integrating history with modern fashion, Rafael tastefully combines traditional designs with contemporary style. Featuring sparkling chips of glittering Ruby held in a 9K Gold bezel setting on either side of the coin, this charming and extraordinary ring is sure to captivate you. A beautiful demonstration of flawless artistic expression, this unique trinket is a fascinating treasure. Delight someone you love with a special work of art that was handcrafted right in the heart of the Holy Land.
Rafael Saadia is the founder, owner, designer and maker of Rafael Jewelry. Creating his business in the early 1970’s, Rafael has been creating exquisite pieces of jewelry for over 40 years. Descending from a long line of expert jewelers who once created jewelry for the Yemenite royal family, Rafael continues the family tradition of incorporating ancient Yemenite style into his work, combining ancient themes with modern designs, creating a unique, and signature look. Famed as one of the greatest Jewelry designers in Israel, this prestigious artist works with sterling silver and gold, and often incorporates various precious and semi-precious stones such as Jerusalem stone, Eilat stone, and Roman glass, as well as more classic gemstones like diamond, rubies and sapphires. Each piece is carefully handcrafted from the finest materials, guaranteeing you will receive only the highest quality product available. Every piece from Rafael is a treasure worth passing down for generations.