Elvis Pres­ley’s ring to fetch up to £35,000 at auc­tion

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

A gold lion-head ring with di­a­mond eyes which be­longed to Elvis is ex­pected to fetch up to £35,000 at auc­tion.

The ring is stamped 14k gold and is ac­com­pa­nied by an Elvis Pres­ley Mu­seum cer­tifi­cate of au­then­tic­ity, signed by the star’s friend, Jimmy Vel­vet.

Elvis is said to have been at­tracted to the lion sym­bol­i­cally as it is King of the Beasts and re­garded as a sign of strength.

A state­ment with the ring says it was worn by Elvis in 1972 un­til he dropped it on the floor and one of his Mem­phis Mafia mem­bers ac­ci­den­tally stepped on it.

Elvis Pres­ley’s gold ring was dam­aged

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