A cool antique signet ring with an intaglio bloodstone panel. The oval stone is carved with an English heraldic crest and motto: an arm upstretched holding a broken sword, beneath the words "SPES DEO", which translates as "Hope to God". It's modelled in 18k gold and dates from c.1870, with exaggerated split shoulders.
Head: 1.6 x 1.1cm
Width of band: 2.0mm
No marks present, tests as 18k gold
Very good, some general wear commensurate with age
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