Vintage 1940s sterling silver gimmel fede clasped hands ring with hidden heart
The designer Samuel Kalina patented the design for this style of ring in 1940. His design features a pivoting "pin" at the back of the bands, securing them as they open and close. Friction between the bands and a gentle grip in the hand feature (as well as the pin) secure the bands together snugly. The hands clasp when the ring is "closed". There is cast detail on the cuffs and the top and bottom bands are intricately patterned.
Measurements: Size 4 3/4 US
Markings: STERLING (faded)
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