A beautifully rendered 18k gold Victorian mourning ring with decorative split shoulders, grooved hoop and a gold face detailed in black enamel, seed pearls, and fine hairwork under glass. The reverse side features the unusual engraving: “Trusting Jesus that is all/ Bertha J Gibbins/ died Feb 23 1878.”
18k gold (tests), black enamel, seed pearls, glass, hair.
Engraved for 1878.
6.75, resizing not recommended; 1.26 x 1.4cm head, 3.2mm shank.