Georgian Swiss poison ring

Antique poison ring from the beginning of the 19th century, of Swiss origin.


Georgian Swiss poison ring in rose gold 18 karats (750). Rare antique ring of Swiss origin, consisting of an oval bezel with a secret compartment that opens on top. A portrait of a lady with a hat on a blue background, in porcelain, decorates the lid. It is a traditional costume of Swiss canton. The ring is made of hollow stamped gold, it is enamelled black, white, green, red, blue and yellow and has a flower motif in relief on the shoulders. Swiss ring of the early 19th century, circa 1820-1840.

Owl hallmark

Finger size : 63 EU or 10,25 US (no sizing possible)

Condition : some enamel missing ; scratches from use

Weight : 2.55 gr

More about : These rings are often called “poison rings”, but they were more often used to keep souvenirs such as locks of hair.

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Georgian Swiss poison ring