Antique Victorian Hair Ring 18k Yellow Gold Sz 10 Band Vintage Mourning Jewelry

$985.00

Overview:

Finely detailed antique Victorian ring (circa 1880s to 1900s), crafted in 18 karat yellow gold.

In the Victorian era, hair jewelry held immense sentimental value and served as a unique and poignant form of remembrance and mourning. The ring has intricately braided hair embedded into the band and around the entire circumference of the ring. Hair jewelry was a deeply personal and intimate memento symbolizing the eternal connection between the living and the departed. Hair jewelry today if sought after by collectors for their tangible links to a bygone era of remembrance and expression. The band has a low profile, rising 3mm from the finger (0.11 inches) and sits comfortably on the finger. The ring is a larger size (US 10) and is unfortunately not sizable. The inner band is engraved 'Amalia de Diliz'

The ring is in good condition with patina evident. We have not cleaned the ring in order to preserve the patina and collector value.

Specifications:

Weight: 3.6 grams

Stones: N/A

Size & Measurements: The ring is a size 10 (not sizable). The band measures 5.5mm wide (0.21 inches), rising 3mm from the finger.

Metal & Hallmark: 18k yellow gold. The ring is not hallmarked though it has tested positive for 18k gold.