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 »