A wonderful antique Georgian English, solid 9 carat gold mourning locket ring; beautifully made, with a row of seed pearls around a rounded glazed locket compartment. The band is superbly ribbed with entwined snake-style tapered design topped with gold shells to the shoulders.
The back of the head is finely engraved'MBC MC' and the locket contains a hair memento and is easily swapped out if desired. It dates from around 1800/10 and is in very good, fully wearable condition throughout, with very old repairs visible to the back of one shoulder.
It weighs 3.0 grams, measures 12 mm across the head and its ring size is 8 ½ US / R UK - not resizeable. What's more, I offer layaway deals so there's no need to let any of my listings slip through your fingers - just ask!
The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH 9K GOLD PEARL SNAKE SHELL MOURNING LOCKET RING c1810" is in sale since Tuesday, May 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "victoriousantiquejewellery" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped worldwide.