Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior
Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior

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Victorian 12k Rosy Gold Band with Hand Engraved "Mother to Susan" on the Interior

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General Information:

  • US Size: This ring sits right at a size 5.00 on the shop mandrel
  • Precious Metal Weight:  0.77 dwt
  • Precious Metal Material:  Tests for between 10k and 12k gold
  • Dimensions:  This ring measures 4.88 mm to 5.40 mm north to south (width) and has a rise of 0.67 mm from the finger (depth).
  • Weight: A comfortably lightweight 1.22 grams
  • Markings There are no purity or maker's marks, but an inscription inside reads "Mother to Susan".
  • Era:  This ring is believed to date to the Mid Victorian period, circa 1860 or so.
  • Buyer Notes:  Please kindly note that the band shows super subtle evidence of resizing sometime in the ring's long history. The location of the sizing is on the opposite side of the inscription, and the point at which it occurred shows an ever so slight dip in the ring's silhouette on one edge-- thus the 4.88 mm width, as indicated by the arrow (pictured). This is only noticeable if one traces their finger along the ridge of the ring's edge, and is a charming characteristic commensurate with the piece's age and affectionate use. A true relic of the past, this ring is, itself, generations' worth of stories wrapped up in a glowing gold jewel.

    The Story:

    A sentimental and perfectly humble jewel of the past, this ring's hidden message reveals that it was originally bestowed as a gift from a mother to her daughter. Its low profile, simple exterior renders it timeless, suitable for any stack and wearer. Yet, its interior is enhanced with the richest familial meaning.

    This band's color is part of its allure, as it is made in the historic alloy of lower karat gold which bears a bit more copper than contemporary alloys. Thus, it boasts a warm, rosy yellow gold that is noticeably warmer in undertone than standard yellow gold. Its interior inscription was hand-engraved over 160 years ago during the mid 19th century, and reveals that this band was a gift from a mother to her daughter. While the ring does not include a date, the style of the script and the piece's beautifully simple construction offer clues as to its estimated age. 

    Both a wonderful stacker and ideal solo band with the sweetest note, this band is ready for continued affection.

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