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A superb mourning signet ring, chalcedony seal set with a monogram of the letters CSN, the hinged top opens to reveal a locket compartment with a small oval portrait photograph. The reverse is engraved 'William Nelson Died Jan 11th 1866', mounted in 18k yellow gold, hallmarked Birmingham, with black enamel detail to the shoulders, with minor loss to the enamel, gross weight approximately 6.42 grams. A fantastic statement ring circa 1860s.


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DETAILS - Ring size UK  M / USA  6 ¼ 


MATERIALS -18 karat yellow gold, blue chalcedony, enamel 


HALLMARK - Birmingham, '18'


WEIGHT - 6.42 gram 


CONDITION - Overall condition for the age is very good. Slight loss to the black enamel, chalcedony in lovely order.

Unusual Victorian Chalcedony and Black Enamel Locket Mourning Ring 18 Karat Gold

  • Total diameter of the ring approx. 18mm

    Resizing available upon request, here.



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