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A beautiful 18 karat yellow gold mourning ring that is in very good condition considering the age of this delightful antique ring. It dates from the William IV period (1830 – 1837) this particular ring was made and hallmarked in London in 1830. It has a central motif of faceted crystal glass containing hair surrounded by black enamel and 16 seed pearls. The rich gold repoussé work is shown on the shoulders with foliate details and tiny shell motifs that meet the shank of this lovely antique ring. This styling was common throughout the Georgian era. This pre-loved ring is very easy to wear and comfortable on the finger.


The ring is inscribed, 'Elizabeth Lowdell Ob.26 July 1830'.


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RING SIZE – UK P / US 7½ / EU 56½


MEASUREMENT – measures 18mm wide diameter of the ring The pearl/crystal glass/enamel panel measures 12mm W x 8mm D


WEIGHT – 2.4 gram


MATERIALS – 18 karat yellow gold/crystal glass/pearls/enamel


HALLMARK – Assay mark for London/ Date letter for 1830/Makers mark ‘W E' (Only partial standard mark due to previous sizing)


CONDITION – Very good, wear commensurate with age. Pearls are well matched and in excellent condition for age, black enamel immaculate and hair-work within faceted crystal in very good order.

English William IV 18 Karat Gold Pearl and Enamel Mourning Ring circa 1830

  • Total diameter of the ring approx. 18mm

    Resizing available upon request, here.



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