Mourning ring | V Search the Collections (England, 1661, enamelled gold with hair ornament)
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Gold and silver ring, the hoop widening at the shoulders to support the elongated oval bezel centred on a seed pearl bouquet of mixed flowers and ears of barley tied with a ribbon, applied to a royal blue enamel ground, bordered with pearl, outlined in gold leaves and flowers, with in an old-cut diamond border Circa 1770
Victorian mourning ring in 15 carat gold. The features a black enamel rectangular shape with an open window to display 5 seed pearls of lustrous creamy white. Behind this enamel envelope face are fine granulation designs above and below, a fine detail only visible from various angles. http://www.rubylane.com/item/596915-PT00098/Victorian-Enamel-Hair-Seed-Pearl
ALBION ART Historical Jewelry - Ancient Gold, Amethyst Ring, circa 1100, Private Collection.
amazing memento mori ring - circa 1700s
The oval gold locket enameled with black and white pea-pod ornament at the sides is mounted on the lid with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and with an onyx cameo bust of Cleopatra with the asp on the back. Inside there is an enameled miniature of Charles I (1600-1648) facing front with a melancholy expression, wearing sash of the Order head standing out against a celestial blue ground. Locket: early 17th century, Cameo: second half of the 16th century.
Mourning ring dated 1822 via The Three Graces
Aquamarine diamond clip in yellow gold by Jean Schlumberger; c. 1965.