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Zoom Antique Victorian Memento Mori Mourning Gold Ring
Zoom Antique Victorian Memento Mori Mourning Gold Ring

Antique Victorian Memento Mori Mourning Gold Ring

£245.00 GBP


Victorian mourning 9ct gold ring featuring delicate woven hair framed by a flower secured behind glass. The ring is decorated with floral swirls. The most unique and special part of this ring is the beautiful inscription on the inside, it says "In Memory of, Edwin Ade Jan 23rd / 58 ages 30". 



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 hairwork, 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.



The ring is a UK size K and a US size 5.5. The flower in the centre of the ring measures 0.8cm / 0.3" in height.



The ring is in excellent antique condition.

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Antique Victorian Memento Mori Mourning Gold Ring

£245.00 GBP

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Antique and vintage jewellery normally show signs of age. We aim to sell items that are in excellent vintage condition. Exceptions are sometimes made if the piece is particularly unique or rare.


We seek to provide accurate dates for each item through knowledge, understanding and research. Unmarked items are very difficult to date and therefore such dates must be regarded as estimates.


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Beautiful gift wrapping complimentary to you. Carefully wrapped in our signature English made pistaccio green boxes finished with our pink ribbon.


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