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Edwardian Locket Ring

$1,500

This diminutive signet ring has a clean oval face and strong flared shoulders. This classic and staid style of ring is made special by its discreet locket face designed to hold a photo or perhaps a lock of hair. The underside of the head is engraved with the name "Ada". British hallmarks for Chester 1918 and the makers mark "W & R".

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  • Materials

    18k gold (marked)

  • Age

    Chester hallmark for 1918

  • Condition

    Very good - interior lens is missing; mark on the underside of the head looks like a repair

  • Size

    7.25, can be resized but please be advised that significant resizing will partially damage/remove hallmarks; 12.6mm x 10.2mm head, 2.2mm shank

Edwardian

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19001910

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Lockets:Magical, Medicinal, Memorial.

It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.