Victorian black enamel ring

Antique French wedding ring, traditionally worn in the Poitou or Vendée region during the second half of the 19th century.

Description

Victorian black enamel ring in 18 karat rose gold. The ring has five facets : the different parts are decorated with stylized cartouche motifs in gold on a black background, the sides enamelled white. Wedding ring, regional work from Poitou, second half of 19th century, France. 

This ring has been tested to the 18 karat gold.

Finger size: 61 EU or 9.5 (small size adjustment possible) 

Ring width: 8 mm

Condition : old visible size change, missing enamel, wear and dent. 

Weight : 2,30 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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