Arcana Obscura

Guardian lion ring in sterling silver or gold

Lion statues have adorned the entrances of temples, palaces, and tombs throughout the world. They act as guardians in locations as disparate in time and distance as the Forbidden City in Beijing, the New York Public Library, and the necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt, on which this ring is loosely based. Originally hand-carved in wax, this heavy, sculptural piece is cast in solid sterling silver that has been oxidized. The rectangular base on which the guardian lounges measures 3/4" long by 1/2" wide. Lion measures 1/2" tall. sterling silver: $105 10k gold: $1,265 14k gold: $1,765 ***Please be sure that you know your correct ring size. I will resize rings for a fee of $20, which includes return shipping. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I make each piece to order, so please allow 2-4 weeks for shipment. US orders ship via USPS Priority. International orders ship via USPS First Class with insurance. EUROPEAN BUYERS: Etsy will charge you customs tax (VAT) on all items below €150. For items over €150, you will be charged VAT upon receipt of your package. Please be aware of your country's customs laws before placing a purchase.

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