Victorian mourning hair ring, 15ct gold, black enamel and pearl

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A beautiful early Victorian mourning ring with braided hairwork around the rich 15ct yellow gold band.

It has an interesting shape with a geometric panel, design to the front, each enamelled panel set with 3 creamy pearls, pearls representing tears in mourning jewellery.

The remainder of the band is also decorated with black enamel, often found on mourning jewellery and representing death.

Fully hallmarked for Birmingham 1848, 15ct gold, maker H&S.

Condition:
Good used condition overall with signs of use, wear and ageing, there is a section of braided hair missing from the back, two side pearls are pushed back into the setting, minor loss of enamel / surface wear.

UK/AU ring size L
US ring size 5½
EU ring size 50.58
Total weight 2.17 grams

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