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Engagement ring tradition and its place in Italian culture traditions.

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LATE RENAISSANCE. Gold, enamel, DIAMOND CLUSTER RING WITH OPIUM COMPARTMENT. Spain?, about 1630–40. The compartment was intended to contain an opiate in some form or other. This use can be deduced from the form of the ring and its interior. The whole bezel t represents the poppy The presence of stars might indicate that a sleeping potion was the intended content. The Latin name of the opium poppy, papaver somniferum, means “sleep-bringing poppy.

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Garnet, Onyx & 18K White Gold Italian Made Ring

Art Deco Garnet, Onyx & Platinum Italian Vintage Ring | More here: http://mylusciouslife.com/bling-fling-engagement-ring-pictures/

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Love love love the Halo ring settings. Dream wedding ring for sure

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