What a wonderful sight to behold with this incredible Georgian 18ct Gold Pearl mourning ring, complete with its very own rare hallmarks dating all the way back to 1823.
She isn't something you come across every day which intrigues us even more with this stunning ring. The 18ct Gold band has been ornately embossed all the way around creating a lovely texture with beautiful warm golden tones.
We are led up the shank which has been intricately hand-painted with black enamel which gives a striking contrast between the soft Gold and the dark sheen of the black enamel shoulders.
A cluster of natural seed Pearls sits perfectly in a square above the shoulders, blushing a beautiful iridescent white gleam when the light hits them in the most glorious of fashions.
A beautifully plaited lock of hair sits inside the Pearl cluster, as was the norm in the Georgian era when mourning a loved one. The inscription on the back reads, "Mrs Phelps, 14th May 1839 of 59 yrs".
This ring is a superb example from the Georgian era, showcasing the amazing craftsmanship and masterful talent of its time, kept in perfect condition. We think this one won't be around too long because of its sheer beauty, be quick to snap her up before someone else gets there first!
ERA: Georgian c.1823
RING SIZE: UK Size P/ US Size 7 1/2
Resizing available on request
The face of the ring is 9.5mm x 9.5mm.
The Pearls measure approximately 2.75mm each.
The band is 2mm at the back and tapers to 4mm on the shoulders.
MATERIALS: 18ct Gold, Black Enamel, Natural Seed Pearl, Hair
HALLMARKS: An English Monarch's head/ portrait (Kind George VI?), The Crown for Gold, "18", London Assay, date letter "h" for the year 1823, Maker's Mark "A.C".
EXCELLENT: This rare Georgian 18ct Gold Peal mourning ring is in absolutely incredible condition, seeing as it was hallmarked in 1823... The 18ct Gold is a wonderful warm hue. It doesn't look worn away or scratched which is incredible for her age. The black enamel is painted perfectly and seems to not have any markings on. The Pearl cluster is set perfectly with the utmost confidence of them staying in for many more moons to come! We advise you grab this historical beauty before someone else gets there first!