Large Antique Silver Celebration Ring from Central Asia.This is a magnificent Large Antique Silver Ring that was worn as part of a traditional Marriage Celebration Jewelry ensemble in Central Asia.The extraordinary front is based on a thick silver plate which is hand carved into motifs.
The main stone in the ring is a deep red glass stone.The ring is a perfect pear shape
Marriage Ceremonies have always been elaborate events among the people of Central Asia as well as the Indian subcontinent. All members of the wedding party dressed with great opulence - especially the bride and groom who lavishly covered their bodies with splendid ornaments and textiles. Celebrations typically lasted for days, including the many festivities that started from the time of engagement through the actual marriage ceremony.
This luxurious large ring was part of the traditional marriage jewelry ensemble worn for these occasions. It has been well cared for, and is excellent Collectible, Museum Quality condition, with age patina intact