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Pair of English Sterling Silver Napkin Rings

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  • Birmingham, 1929 by Saunders and Mackenzie
  • Dimensions: 1 1/4 inches height, 2 1/4 inches width

First recorded in France around 1800, silver napkin rings quickly became popular items throughout Europe as dining etiquette became more important. The increased wealth of the middle class meant they were able to afford luxury items such as sterling silver napkin rings. They became quite popular in the United States as early as 1865.

A handsome pair of oblong English Sterling Silver Napkin Rings. They feature engine-turned decoration around the circumference and an unengraved rectangular cartouche to the front of each one. In order to personalize this pair of Napkin Rings, one can engrave initials or names within the cartouche.

Sterling Silver Napkin Rings have always been very popular with seasoned collectors as well as gifts for many occasions. This includes christenings, anniversaries, birthdays or any other special event.

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