Roman Prostitute's Ring 1st-3rd Century AD, Size 3 1/2
Size 3 1/2. Prostitutes in the Roman Empire were young and often slaves. 2.2mm rounded face band, topped with garish stepped pyramidal bezel, comically emulating the stone of the quality rings worn by cultured women. Wear from extended use. Prostitution was practiced openly in ancient Rome and some of the best evidence is in the remains of Pompeii. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. See the reference image which shows the process. Jewelry gift boxed with the certification of authenticity.