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Georgian 18ct Gold Memorial Ring (Part of a Pair of Memorial Rings)

£2,250

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A lovely Georgian memorial ring, in great condition. The top, worked in a mixture of ink and hair, contains a lady sitting by an urn. Under the glass, and surrounding the urn is the inscription, ‘Weep not but prepare to follow’. Inside the shank is engraved ‘Daniel Craister Ob 22nd may 1779 Aet 26’. The white enamel on the shank signifies that he was unmarried.

This ring would have been made for Daniel’s mother to wear in memory of him, with his actual hair used to form the designs on the front.

The other memorial ring that Dan’s father would have worn can be found here.

Written by Olly Gerrish

Rare and wonderful. Both rings should be kept together.

Order before 4pm and receive for FREE tomorrow, Tue 19th June, before 1pm
Date & OriginGeorgian (1714-1830), English
MeasurementsTop section ½ in / 1.3 cm by ⅜ in / 1 cm
Current Size UK O, US 7, French 55 ¼, Japanese 14
Unsure of your size? View our Ring Sizing Chart
ConditionVery good, some small white enamel loss
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to 18ct gold
ProvenanceEnglish

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