Antique Victorian Shield Shaped Signet Ring

$ 1,000.00

Sometimes when I come across old jewels they are as crisp and perfect as the day they were made, almost as though they were put into a drawer the day after they were made and left there for a hundred or more years. Other times I come across pieces that look as though they have been loved and worn since they day they were made. Sometimes it’s the well worn that I find attracts me the most, you can almost feel the century plus of love, the silky softness that only time can impart.

This wonderful ring was hand crafted in the Mid Victorian era, most likely, around 1860. It was originally engraved around the band, but the engraving has been worn almost smooth. This ring is a wonderful weighty peice which is done in 18 karat gold (unmarked but acid tested), it measures 9.5 mm north to south and 9 mm across, it sits 2.5 mm off the finger and narrows to 4.2 mm at the back of the band. This size 6 ring weighs 8.4 grams. It was likely originally a pinky ring for a man, but would be beautiful on a man or a woman.

I offer a 3-5 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!


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