.US Army/Medical Corps American eagle sterling silver men’s ring
.Original unique design with beautiful details and amazing art work
.Rare piece, top quality, best craftsmanship, handmade
.Excellent new condition, very heavy, stamped 925
.Top dimensions 21×21, around 22-23 grams depends on the size
Sterling silver Handmade US Army/Medical Corps, American eagle style men’s ring. Top of ring features one very identifiable symbol of the Medical Corps, the caduceus. The caduceus is the traditional symbol of Hermes and features two snakes winding around an often winged staff. It is often mistakenly used as a symbol of medicine instead of the Rod of Asclepius, especially in the United States. The two-snake caduceus design has ancient and consistent associations with trade, eloquence, negotiation, alchemy and wisdom. The adoption, in 1902, of the caduceus for US Army medical officer uniforms popularized the erroneous use of the symbol throughout the medical field in the United States. There is the symbol of the American Eagle on both sides of the ring which is the official emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks, and also because it was then believed to exist only on this continent.