Georgian Cabochon Garnet Memorial Ring Dated 1800

This ring was made in memory of a lady named Mary, born in 1734 at the beginning of the Georgian era. It was likely worn by family after her passing to remember her always with a ring, a circle of eternity. It’s a charm for the hand filled with a lingering joie de vivre. Mourning jewelry emerged long before photography existed, as a way to commemorate a loved one. It’s jewelry that is filled with elegance and love.

This antique Georgian garnet memorial ring was handcrafted in 1800. It features a large oval en cabochon cut garnet that measures 13.4 x 10 mm, set in 9 karat gold. The ring face measures 15 x 17.5 x 6 mm off the finger. The back of the ring face is inscribed, “Mary Matson Obt 11 Jan. 1800 at 66”. It has been acid tested. This ring is a size 6.75 and weighs 5.1 grams. The garnet in this ring is original to it and is over 200 years old, it has a few nicks and dings in memory of it’s long life, but it’s still beautiful.

Perfect for the collector's jewelry box and finger, a reminder to enjoy each and every day of life.

We offer a 3 or 4 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.

Please note that our photographs are part of our description, please look carefully, we do not digitally alter our items. We always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase, and If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let us 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! 

Item ID:RG1117226V



Related Items