QUALITY ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 15K GOLD HIDDEN HAIR OPENING MOURNING RING c1830
An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mourning ring; finely made, engraved with the initials 'AS' (or similar) and the shank inset with two ribbed 'arms' that hinge open to reveal inlaid strands of woven hair.
A lovely quality & totally original Georgian mourning ring...so collectible & very wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Faint fraying and deterioration to hair - see pictures. Hinges & closures perfect.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 3.7 mm wide (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: Just under R or 9 US (cannot be resized).
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.6 grams.