Period of the universal Christian conversion and the early Crusades. Size 7 with narrow (3.0mm) band flared to the stepped shoulders. Oval bezel cut with four sets of three marks forming a diamond. Used to impress the signature of the owner in wax or clay. Language differences and illiteracy were barriers to trade. Signets allowed for universal verification of a signature facilitating trade at distance. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity. Good wearable size.