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Victorian Catholic Iconography Locket Signet Ring

$1,900

A seemingly plain Victorian signet ring modeled in gold with worn foliate engraving around the head and shoulders. But looks can be deceiving! This ring is actually a locket with wonderfully ornate rendering of a Jesus and the Virgin Mary sequestered within.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests)

  • Age

    c. 1870

  • Condition

    Very good - surface wear commensurate with age and use; engraving around the head and shoulders is quite worn

  • Size

    8, can be resized; 1.53cm x 1.16cm head, 3mm shank

Victorian

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VictorianEra

18371901

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.