This Georgian 18ct Gold mourning ring is a stunning testimony to the craftmanship Georgian jewellery.
Made with comforting warm 18ct Gold which wraps elegantly around a cluster of dark, twinkling Jet sits a central glazed oval panel. The smooth closed-back setting is lovingly hand-inscribed; "Dorothy Neate, 0b. 11 april 1816, 58".
Georgian rings were often worn as a beautiful sentiment, in memory of a loved one (either living or who had passed away). Mourning rings were a popular accessory during the Georgian era, and we think this is a beautiful and lasting tribute to the memory of Dorothy.
ERA: Georgian c.1816
MEASUREMENTS/RING SIZE: UK Size Q 1/2 / US Size 7 1/4
The band is 3.5mm at the back and tapers to 5mm on the shoulders.
The Jet pieces measure 2.5mm.
The glazed panel measures 11mm x 4mm.
The Ring face all together measures 18mm x 11mm.
Resizing available on request - just send us a message to enquire!
MATERIALS: 18ct Gold, Jet, Glazed Panel, Hair.
HALLMARKS: None present, tested as 18ct Gold
VERY GOOD: This 18ct Gold Georgian mourning ring is 202 years old! And what a wonder she is! She's certainly stood the test of time remarkably well as the Gold is perfectly smooth and securely holds the Jet gems and the glazed panel is firmly in place. The cluster of black jet is dark and twinkly and the ring is of solid construction so can be worn and enjoyed with care. The facets of the Jet have softened slightly with age, but if anything this only adds to her dark mystery and intrigue! Simply astonishing!