Very beautiful and unusual ancient bronze ring coming from Mali with a green glass stone.
The green color is the color of Islam. In Africa and in the Arab countries often using stones and green gems to create jewelry that they hire a security feature. It's probably a ring used by Tuaregs or peul.
Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece carefully when we find it. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Ring size: 1,7 cm/ 0,66 inches