ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING PEARL RING 18CT GOLD DATED 1788. A precious Antique Mourning ring from the Georgian era modelled in 18ct Yellow Gold with a large marquise face set with a Rock Crystal window haloed by seed Pearls. Behind the window the hair of a beloved young girl has been preserved and on the back remains the message: J. May 1788 - aged three years.
Mourning jewellery in the 18. Century sometimes contained a lock of hair as a souvenir to remember a loved one so that a piece of them was always kept close to the wearer.The piece was clearly very dear to the original owner and has been well preserved throughout the centuries. MEASURES: Q ½ in the UK or 8 ½ USA - Can be sized, we offer this service for free, it takes approximately one week. FACE MEASURES: Width 18mm x Height 29mm x Depth 4mm. METAL: 18ct Yellow Gold (Tested).
Our Antique Jewellery is not kept on the premises for security reasons. Should you wish to view an item please provide 48hrs notice enabling us to collect from our secure vault. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING RING 18CT GOLD 3 YEAR OLD CHILD DATED 1788" is in sale since Thursday, September 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Pre-1837".The seller is "laurelle_ltd" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.