An ornate, strikingly beautiful Georgian mourning ring dedicated to the memory of Thomas Latham. Latham was born in Middlesex, England and died in Surrey after having married twice and fathered a total of 16(!) children. The ring is in near immaculate condition with a foliate design rendered in high relief, reeded edges and an oblong hair locket framed in black enamel. The interior of the ring is engraved: "Thomas Lathan died 13 Aug 1818 Aged 75."
14k gold (tests), black enamel, rock crystal, hair
Engraved for 1818
7, cannot be resized; 11.3mm head, 7.4mm shank
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1714 — 1837
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Jewelry made from hair allowed the bereaved to keep their loved one with them always.