History Of The Signet Ring

History Of The Signet Ring

History Of The Signet Ring

Tracing Back The Origins Of The Signet Ring Signet rings have been worn by mankind for over 3500 years. They have been used for the purpose of identification, as a symbol of status, to seal documents, and of course, as decorative jewellery.   During the Bronze Age, the Minoan civilization used signet rings regularly and for numerous reasons. Seal iconography was carved onto the flat bezels of gold, silver, or bronze rings. The owner would then use the seal as a signature to secure and identify property, to designate ownership, and as a symbol of office or authority. Due to...

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