ROMAN EVIL EYE RING, 1ST-3RD C. AD, SIZE 5 ¾
Gilt bronze, size 5 3/4 with round section band, 1.3mm thick. Raised bezel of inverted cone form with concentric circles representing the eye. Intended to protect the wearer against those empowered to do harm by their evil glance, a common theme in Roman pagan religion. Gilt bronze, well detailed. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.