7th 1859 The piece has a hair compartment on the reverse of the head with a quartz/rock crystal rub over set cover. Dimensions: 7.5mm at the front tapering to 2.4mm at the back.Height/wall thickness: 4.6mm off the finger at the front and 1.7mm at the back. Finger size: O 1/2 (UK) or 7.25 - 7.5 (USA) Finger size of this piece cannot be altered. I have had the piece professionally restored by a specialist enameller. They have used a Cold Enamel on the piece and it looks fantastic. Please note this is a collectors item and not an everyday piece.
It should be worn with care as it is 163 years old! We have put it back to (as best we can) its former glory.
If you have any questions about this item please do not hesitate to get in touch. Unlike some other jewellers, I do not charge extra for this service but it must be done before I dispatch the piece.
Please note that none of my photos have been photoshopped, they have been taken in a Lightbox with a Canon 550D and Macro lens. Thank you for looking - Please see my other items for more similar pieces. The item "1857 Rare Momento Mori Ring in 18ct Yellow Gold Black Enamel Antique Mourning" is in sale since Monday, December 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)".
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