Antique Japanese Meiji Period Shakudo Sterling Mixed Metal Kashira Ring Sz 6.5
Antique Japanese Meiji Period Shakudo. Sterling Mixed Metal Kashira Ring Sz 6.5. Shakudo is the use of mixed metal alloys and was. Originally used in Japanese armor and swords. Artisans would sometimes remove the Shakudo plaques. And fittings from the armor and incorporate it into jewelry. It has become very collectible and quite unusual. The top part of the ring has been created by using various. Mixed metals into the form of a temple and mountain scene. The shakudo kashira that you see. Would have originally been set at the end of a samurai. A cap on the end of the tsuka (handle). Into a well made piece of sterling silver with. Panels on each side of the shank. Inside the ring is stamped "silver" and it tests solid.
It measures 39.8 mm long X 23 mm wide and can easily. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Rings". The seller is "rogues-estate-jewelry-and-antiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Hong Kong, Ireland, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Bahrain.
- Brand: Unbranded
- Ring Size: 6.5
- Type: Ring
- Metal Purity: 925
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Material: Metal