A beautiful memorial ring of typical curved Georgian construction is designed with a pale blue gold framed urn studded with tiny pearls symbolizing tears. On the urn are gold vertical columns with a small oval on which are the tiny initials M W for Mary Wright who passed in January 1792 at the tender age of 32 years. What took people still in youth to pass away. Typhus began in London at this time. Women dying in childbirth was common. There was no photography, no iphones for photo memories, Those who honored the passing of another with love, would enclose a finely woven lock of hair in a lovely ring, inscribe it on the back, and wear it feel thei their loved one close. This ring is completely original. The condition is excellent Light wear on the crystal seen only under a loupe. Size 7. It is 1 1/4 inches high and 3/4 of an inch wide

ITEM ID
#3265
TYPE
Fine
COLOR
Black, Blue
STYLE
Georgian
ITEM SIZE
7
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Glorious Antique Jewelry

Georgian Original 15 kt Memorial Ring c.1792

$4,600

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