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VINTAGE MOURNING RING, 1880'S OLD ROSE CUT DIAMONDS SET IN 18 CARAT YELLOW GOLD WITH BLACK ENAMEL
Item Code:AJMR003

Stunning Victorian mourning ring.  No one mourned quite like the Victorians who commissioned tokens and mementos to remember their closest loved ones. 

This ring has been beautifully crafted in 18 carat yellow Gold. 

Set into this ring are seven old rose cut Diamonds, sparkling out from within a yellow Gold carved cross. 

The ring has been enamelled in black with the Gold lettering on the shoulder "in memory of" and is inscribed with the Date 1886.

The condition of this beautiful Victorian mourning ring is excellent for its considerable age.

Rings of this type are highly collectable and are sought after worldwide as they are fast becoming a rare find.

This stunning mourning ring would make a wonderful addition to any collection!

The ring dates to Circa 1886 and here is what happened during that year.

Until the 28th January the 3rd Marquess if Salisbury (Conservative) was Prime Minister.  He was succeeded by William Gladstone (Liberal) and was replaced by the Marquess on 25th July.

On the 1st February Mersey Railway opens, linking Birkenhead and Liverpool.

On the 10th March the first Crufts dog show was held in London.

On the  1st September the Severn Tunnel was opened by Great Western Railway.

During this year the Edinburgh School of Medicine was opened and the Scotch Whiskey distillery was founded by William Grant & Sons.

Fine, understated collectibles for a true connoisseur.

Images does not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and Diamonds.  The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone.

Please view video of this ring here:

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We are happy to provide a written insurance valuation on request for your item on completion of the sale.

It is a ring size: Q

Total ring weight: 4.35 grams

Measurements: 20mm x 15mm

Most rings can be professionally sized up or down one size unless noted and sometimes more.

Note: Stones have not been removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting. All diamond and gemstone weights have been approximated by measurement and formula and may vary from actual weights.

All pictures are completely unedited but are zoomed in to show all detail.



 
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