Vintage 18k yellow gold Carrera y Carrera ring with a ballerina motif etching. Carrera y Carrera is a famous Spanish jewelry house that began crafting jewelry for influential and royal people since the 1880s.
Size: 6.5 (not expandable nor resizable)
Weight: 6.4 grams
Band: 14.4 mm
Hallmarks: 750 for 18k, "CC" for makers' mark, "205684" serial number
A little history: In 1885, founder Saturio Carrera came to Madrid, Spain to open his workshop. After Saturio taught his son everything he knew, José completed his jewelry studies in Paris and returned to Madrid to take on the family business. 75 years later, they received a commission to create a tiara for Queen Fabiola of Belgium for her royal wedding in 1960, today Carrera is considered one of the 30 most prestigious jewelry houses in the world. The house is celebrated for its unique, mythical, sculptural designs, drawing inspiration from nature and mythology. Prominent themes include animal figures, such as cats, serpents, and elephants. In addition, Carrera y Carrera produced a signature collection, Las Manos, that featured women’s hands as its central element. Famous Carrera commissions: Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Ronald Reagan, Queen Sofía of Spain, Goya Award Design, Armory Museum in the Kremlin