This heavy Victorian 18ct Gold keeper ring is a beautiful chunky solid Gold ring for everyday. Akin to braided wheat, this ring has a distinctive textural centre and smooth surface, comfortably hugging your finger in all the right places.
Keeper rings were heavy Gold rings, crafted to ensure that a fine and more valuable ring would stay put. Today, this piece is a sustainable option to lean into the chunky Gold ring trend. Not to mention, this is a one-of-a-kind piece, so you don't need to worry about anyone else having the same ring!
ERA: Victorian, c.1894
RING SIZE: UK Size L / US Size 5 & 1/2
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MEASUREMENTS: Ring graduates from 3mm wide at the back to 7mm wide at the centre.
MATERIALS: Solid 18ct Gold.
HALLMARKS: "E.V" Maker's Mark, Crown, "18", Chester Assay, date letter "L" for the year 1894, "RDNO221728" stamped inside band. Tests as 18ct Gold throughout.
EXCELLENT: This heavy Victorian 18ct Gold keeper ring is in sublime condition throughout. There are no signs of previous resizing, and the inside of the band has smoothened from time. However, the hallmarks are all crisp, so we can confidently identify a rare Chester assay and date this ring to 1894! The ring itself has kept its shape beautifully, with its heaviness promising many more years of confident wear.