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Georgian Garnet & Enamel Mourning Ring


A crisp and classic Georgian mourning band decorated with black and white enamel and set with an oblong garnet. This garnet almost certainly takes the place of what was once a hair locket. The underside of the head is engraved "Geo.e [George] Hannam ob 21 Octr [October] 1807 Aet 62".


  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), black and white enamel, 2cm x 7mm garnet

  • Age

    Engraved for 21 Oct 1807

  • Condition

    Very good - garnet is almost certainly a replacement of a hair locket; small solder mark along white enamel border around the garnet visible under magnification

  • Size

    8.5, cannot be resized; 1cm head, 3.5mm shank

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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.