A fabulous antique Georgian 15K gold, black enamel, blond and brown plaited hair, rock crystal memento mori swiveling floral mourning ring, dated 1817. This wonderful George III memento mori ring is of exceptional quality with a central double sided swiveling panel with blond and brown plaited hair with gold initials set under rock crystal on one side with blond hair and further gold initials under rock crystal framed with black enamel with inlaid gold reading'DIED 22 Sep 1817 Aged 64' on the reverse side. The panel has been edged with lovely scrolling floral etchings on the plaited hair side while the shoulders have gorgeous deeply carved scrolling floral gold work over a thick and heavy band. The ring is unmarked and tests for 15K gold.The ring is approximately a size 7 1/2. The panel measures approximately 15mm x 12mm. The total weight of the ring is approximately 5.6 grams. The ring is in excellent condition with overall light general wear including some tiny enamel losses inside the letters and a couple of light scratches to the rock crystal. The hinges are solid and the ring swivels very smoothly.
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