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Georgian 9ct Gold Blue Enamel Mourning Ring, c.1796

SKU: x2981
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This Georgian 9ct Gold Blue Enamel mourning ring is a sensational find. Steeped in history and bursting with sentiment, this ring would've once been a prized possession, worn and cherished in remembrance of a loved one. A piece created celebrating the life of John Lean, the delicate script engraved inside the ring face reads, "John Lean, Ob: 8 Jan: 1796, AE 68".

Intrigued by who this man once was, it's clear that he must have been very special to be commemorated by such an exquisite ring. We feel lucky to lay our hands on any pieces over 200 years old, but to find a Georgian mourning ring in such exceptional condition is incredibly rare! Whether you are an avid collector of antique jewels or simply have a soft spot for mourning rings, you need this piece within your collection!

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian (1714-1837).

RING SIZE: UK Size Q.5 / US Size 8 & 1/4.
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MEASUREMENTS: Ring face is 21mm long x 19mm wide.
Ring band is 2.5mm wide at the back.
Weight: 5.4g

MATERIALS: 9ct Gold, Blue Enamel, Hair.

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: "John Lean, Ob: 8 Jan: 1796, AE 68" script on inside of ring face.

PACKAGING: Your ring will be shipped in a luxury velvet Lillicoco presentation box.


EXCELLENT: This Georgian 9ct Gold Blue Enamel mourning ring is in incredible condition. Chunky glossy and smooth, her large ring face and smooth band provide excellent coverage. The text engraved inside the ring face is in gorgeous crips condition, clear to read to the naked eye. The vivid Blue Enamel and braided hair have both been well preserved. We are in awe of the condition of this piece which is over 200 years old - it's clear she was a prized possession and wonderfully taken care of over the many years. Ready to start her new journey, you'll be able to cherish this antique Gold ring for a lifetime to come.


All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

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You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.


This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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