Victorian antique French wedding ring

620

Antique enamelled ring made of 18k gold. Regional French wedding jewel from Poitou.

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Victorian antique French wedding ring in 18 karat yellow and rose gold. The ring has three facets: the sides are decorated with cartouches with white enamelled flowers surrounded by a blue border on a golden background. In the centre, a blank cartouche composed of white and blue edging. The ring is delicately decorated with scrolls. It is a regional French jewel dating from the second half of the 19th century. 

The eagle’s head hallmark is partially erased and the goldsmith’s hallmark is illegible.

Finger size : 59 EU or 8,75 (sizeable) 

Width of the ring: 7 mm

Condition: a tiny lack of enamel, a small hole in the back of the ring to make it

Weight: 1.96 gr 

Historical point: 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, « Les Bijoux Des Français »

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Victorian antique French wedding ring

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