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Carved Sheni is a Sterling Silver Cartouche Art Deco Ring. Sheni, means to encircle. In Egyptian hieroglyphs, a cartouche is an oval with a horizontal line at one end, indicating that the text enclosed is a royal name. Also referred to in architecture, ornamentation in scroll form, applied especially to elaborate frames around tablets or coats of arms. The tablet which is hinged to the band with pins, folds flat. The band of this ring has the same design, just one side is reversed in position. Size 6 1/2″. The Tablet measures 1 x 3/8″. Circa 1930’s.