• Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring
  • Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring
  • Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring
  • Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring
  • Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring
  • Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring

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Antique Victorian Turquoise & Diamond 9ct Gold Mourning Ring

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Details

Antique Victorian 9ct gold ring featuring five turquoise gemstones surrounding a diamond. On the back of the ring is a small glass section with woven hair which indicating this would have been a mourning ring.

 

Mourning jewellery dates back to the 16th century, it became popular in the Victorian era when Prince Albert passed away when Queen Victoria went into mourning. The most interesting pieces of mourning jewellery include hair work, which was not necessarily from the deceased much of the hair was imported from Europe to keep up with demand. It was used to created a connection between a decreased loved one.

 

HALLMARKS

Tested - 9ct gold.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The setting of the ring measures 0.7cm / 0.2" in diameter. The band of the ring measures 1.6cm in height.

 

RING SIZE

UK - M 1/2

US - 6 1/2

 

CONDITION

The ring is in good antique condition. One of the turquoise stones under close inspection is slightly chipped.

 

SKU

4149

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