VICTORIAN DIAMOND AND BLACK ENAMEL RARE POISON LOCKET RING. Locket rings have existed for centuries, combining sentiment and memory, sometimes called mementos or poison ring revealing mysteries and secrets. Here we have an elegant and dramatic example of a most handsome diamond and black enamel locket ring from Victorian era. A secret lies within this ring of natural inspiration.
The square top has a lid with hinge which opens to reveal the secret compartment. The front top has a dramatic black enamel shield enhanced by five, closed back, rose cut diamonds totalling approx. 10 Ct by spread with hand engraved detailing adding visual interest to the elegant ring. It opens to reveal a tiny chamber to hold a lock of hair or fur, a miniature photo or secret message, or a petite keepsake.A nearly invisible hinge adds to the illusion. Beautifully adorned shoulders with openwork botanical motif. Artfully hand crafted in 18 Kt yellow gold by a master goldsmith during Victorian era, tested. Very good overall condition commensurate to use and age. A little extra magic and mystery to add to your life. 18 Kt yellow gold, tested.
5 rose cut diamonds totalling approx. 10 Ct by spread; (all gemstones estimated on mounting). Head of the ring is 11.6 mm high and 10.3 mm wide; sits 4 mm high on finger. International Buyers - Please Note.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Rings". The seller is "antiquevelvetgloves-shop" and is located in this country: GB.
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