Vintage Wedding Band - Palladium Classic Stacking Plain Half Round Bridal Ring - Retro Circa 1950s Size 5 1/4 Bridal 2 MM 50s Fine Jewelry
Classic vintage palladium wedding band, circa 1950s. The inside of the ring band is lovingly engraved "N.K. - R. L. Oct. 21st 50." This timeless unadorned piece would make a perfect wedding, stacking, or "just because" ring. Lovely piece of retro fine jewelry with a stunning, shiny, high polished finish!
ERA - Circa 1950s / Retro
METAL / MATERIAL - Palladium
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Inside of ring band is engraved "N.K. - R. L. Oct. 21st 50." Inside of ring band is also stamped "Palladium". Palladium is a relatively new metal, only having been discovered in 1803! Until the 30s, platinum and white gold were the popular metal colors of choice, but during WWII, platinum was designated for military use in the U.S. This led to the rise in popularity for yellow gold since white colored metals were not as readily available. Palladium then became popular for those who still preferred white metal over yellow! Like platinum, palladium is hypoallergenic making it perfect for individuals with metal allergies. Palladium is more resistant to scratching than platinum, and has roughly the same weight as gold!
CONDITION - Good vintage condition. Band is round & substantial, with a high polish finish. Very little wear band. A classic band which looks even better in person!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Size: 5 1/4, Band height: 2.07 mm, Rise above finger (when worn) 1.7 mm, Weight: 1.69 grams
(Ring can be resized within reason by our local jeweler or likely yours, please contact us prior to purchasing if you are interested in our jeweler's resizing services.)
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.
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