We're thrilled: ROMAE's jewelry is now being sold at the bookshop of the Capitoline Museums in Rome!
This elegant gold ring reproduces one of the most popular and widespread types in ancient Rome. Its single sheaf of wheat symbolizes abundance, life and fertility. This example is based on a ring found in the excavations at the Roman town of Herculaneum in the Bay of Naples, dating to before AD 79.
"But for Triptolemus ... (Demeter) made a chariot of winged dragons, and gave him wheat, with which, wafted through the sky, he sowed the whole inhabited earth." - Apollodorus (second century AD), Library 1.5.2
"Prosperitas" means "prosperity."
Diameter of ring shank: 4 mm (.15 in) in front, 3 mm (.1 in) in back
Available Precious Metals and Prices
925 Sterling Silver: $125
18 Karat Gold Over Sterling Silver: $215
14 Karat Gold: $365
18 Karat Gold: $485
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