Ornate Aztec Ring
Inspired by the intricate details of Temples built by the Aztec Empire, known as the People of the Sun, this design features prized symbols set in an ornate ring. The facing Sun symbol represents the many Sun Gods in the Aztec belief system, and the Owl represents knowledge and the underworld.
Known as a Mexican Biker Ring or Souvenir Ring, these rings were popular after the Mexican Civil War when the currency plummeted and the Peso was almost valueless. Jewelers melted the coins down and crafted rings that tourists from America would buy as souvenirs. Biker gangs in border towns would buy these rings in lieu of the illegal Knuckle Dusters aka brass knuckles. These souvenir rings became a legendary style.
Made from Solid Brass + Sterling Silver + Onyx Gemstone