This antique Mizpah ring was crafted from 9ct Yellow Gold in the English town of Birmingham, and is fully hallmarked for the year 1916. It has big bold lettering, fine detail and a superb level of craftsmanship!
Mizpah is a Hebrew word which has come to symbolise a bond of love between two people. They rose to popularity in early Victorian era and were exchanged between close friends or family, often after a long separation.
The word originates from the bible and is linked to this passage in Genesis: "The Lord watch between me and thee".
It would make an excellent christening gift or gift of friendship, or the perfect stacking ring for casual wear.
ERA: Post-Edwardian c.1916
RING SIZE: UK Size M / US Size 6
The writing measures 19mm across x 4mm at widest point.
The band graduates from 2mm at the back to 7 mm at the front.
Resizing available on request - just send us a message to enquire!
MATERIALS: 9ct Gold
HALLMARKS: Maker's Mark "W & J.S", "9", ".375", Birmingham Assay, "r" for the year 1916.
CONDITION: Very Good
This antique 9ct Gold Mizpah ring is in great condition! Fully hallmarked for the year 1916, the Gold is bright and shiny and can be worn daily with confidence. There is a bit of wear to the back of the band, but it's still 2.5mm at it's narrowest point and a good thickness. There is evidence of an old re-size (probably antique!) but this can't be seen when worn. All in all, a lovely piece ready to be worn and enjoyed!
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