Swanson Gold Cigarette Ring
This unique ring from the early 1900s was originally meant to hold a cigarette! Cigarette holders like this 14k gold beauty came in various shapes, lengths and sizes, and were generally used to protect fingers or gloves from staining--but, ultimately, these little contraptions were really all about the show (and drama)!
Anyone could smoke a cigarette, rich and poor alike, but to stand apart--to make a statement about personality and class--a little flair was called for when smoking.
Be sure to a look at the video in this product carousel to see a similar ring in use in the 1950 movie Sunset Boulevard!
Victorian, 14k gold cigarette ring from the early 1900s. The ring measures 4 inches in total from the bottom of the ring to the top of the hands, with the stem of the ring measuring 3 inches in total. This piece was sourced in England.
All of our modern heirlooms are designed with elements mostly from the late 1800s - 1920s and the highest quality solid gold and gold-filled components. To learn more about different types of gold and composition, check out our Gold Jewelry Guide.
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