Antique French gold wedding ring in 18 karat yellow gold. The ring has three facets, the central one is decorated with a cartouche framed by two facets figuring scallops and showing old traces of blue enamel. The ring is decorated with foliage. Regional work from Poitou, second half of 19th century, France.
Finger size : 59 EU or 8,75 (adjustment possible)
Width: 8 mm
Condition : old trace of sizing, lacks of enamel, wears.
Weight : 2,41 gr
These jewels are called “maraîchère” wedding rings, they were worn in the Vendée marshes and made in the Bas-Poitou in France. To learn more about the jewels of our regions, we recommend the book written by Michael C. W. Fieggen, « Traditionnal French Jewelry ».