Vintage deco Mercury marcasite Ring Winged God Hermes diety
Brilliant marcasites sparkle around the head of this famous God. Mercury was the son of Jupiter (king of the gods), the result of an illicit union with Maia, goddess of the clouds (as well as one of the Pleiades). His many adventures and his assignment as guide of the dead to Hades, made him the patron god of travellers. But his tricks also made him patron of thieves. This thick brass ring has a tear drop opening where Mercury resides. The ring between a 7 1/2 and an 8 and measures 3/4" at its widest. This is in such great shape and it one of the most unusual winged God rings I have seen. VintageSparkles offers Layaway on all our pieces regardless of which site it comes from.All layaway payments will need to be in the form of a check or money order only. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.