LOVELY ANTIQUE ENGLISH C18th GOLD HAIRWORK SCENE RING c1780
An antique English 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) ring, with a glass holding a finely hand constructed miniature scene, formed from tiny hair snippets to depict a bridge crossing scene.
Extremely collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Unfortunately there is old water damage under the glass, resulting in yellow 'crazing' - please examine pictures. 9ct shank maybe an old replacement.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780. Shank later stamped '9ct'.
DIMENSIONS: Head 17 x 14 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: S or 9 ½ US (can be resized within reason).
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.0 grams.