The Alaska gold rushes inspired a unique jewelry style. Nugget and gold quartz jewels were abundant as in the California gold rush, but Alaska also brought exotic materials like petrified Mastodon and Walrus tusks and teeth. This ring is a perfect example of an Alaska gold rush jewel, Petrified Mastodon surrounded by nuggets in a classically Victorian shape. Circa 1880.
Details.....Currently a size 3.75, we will size this ring for no additional charge. The top measures 22.1mm x 7.5mm, the band measures 2.7mm. In very good vintage condition, you should always expect some wear on your vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of their charm.