Berber Niello Ring
Berber ring with niello pattering. Niello is an alloy of metal, in this case silver, and sulfur to create a black pattern used to fill engraved marks. Here you can see a portion of the Niello has faded revealing the deeply etched grooves.
Material: Sterling silver
Measurements: Size 7, 1"H x .75"D x .75" W
Age: c. 1940