With Independance Day the 4th of July 2010, comes the debut of the beginning of my 8th collection of men's rings inspired by the 1940's and 1950's. Alot of these rings include themes from WWII, signet rings, pinky rings, intaglios, cameos, intials, and even popular sports of the time like bowling. All of which I have antiqued and prefered them to look worn to death, simply because men used to own so few pieces and the jewelry that they did have had so much value that they would never take it off.
When I think back on these times that shaped our great nation and when I wear one of these rings, it's like I'm honoring everything America stands for and the all the people that fought to give us our freedom.
Ring four of this collection:
This sterling silver World War II United States Army Air Corps Ring was cast out of an old setting that was bought from a guy that I know who uses his metal detector to find lost items at the beach, outdoors, and in the sewer.
Not to worry, I dropped it into acid to clean off the carbon then hand cast this brand new one, then finished with an antique polish to give it that old world worn to death look, that I love!
The face measures 17mm's by 14mm's and has wings and a propeller, the sides have one with and eagle one top of the flag and the other with an eagle standing on a crest of some sort.
Upon ordering please let me know of your size, and if you'd like antique, satin, or polished finsih.
All Alberto Juan jewelry comes in a protective Velvet black bag also shown in some listings.
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