Afghan poison ring- Pill box ring- Poison ring- Aqeeq ring
This beautiful aqeeq silver wire ring is a traditional piece typical of Turk man workmanship. The center stone accents the silver work perfectly.The body of the ring is heavily carved.
The ring is constructed as a pendant, sealed on all sides. The metal work is made by soldering braids and tiny pieces of silver set next to each other into a design.
Inside of the box shows signs of wear.
The ring opens up to a secret chamber.It is believed A poison ring or pillbox ring is a type of ring with a container under the bezel or inside the bezel itself that could be used to hold poison or another substance.
They became popular in Europe during the sixteenth century. The poison ring was used either to slip poison into an enemy's food or drink, or to facilitate the suicide of the wearer in order to escape capture or torture