A beautiful mid-Georgian Gimmel Fede Ring, modelled in 15 karat gold throughout. Also known as a handclasp ring it comprises three bands, joined at the back, that slide open to reveal a double heart within. A particularly fine example of the style with wonderful detailing to the hands and a textured middle band. It dates from the late 18th Century, circa 1780.
MEASUREMENTS Head: 12.4 x 4.5mm Width of bands: 2.0mm (total)
RING SIZE 8 US
MARKS No marks present, tests as 15k gold
CONDITION Very good, some slight signs of repair to the pin and back of one hand
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