Rebus Puzzle "For You I Live" Gold Signet Ring
DATE: Modern, 2016
This gold signet ring features a hand carved intaglio rebus puzzle. Popular in the Georgian era, the rebus puzzle uses pictures, symbols or letters to phonetically "spell out" parts and syllables of words. This puzzle - for yew eye live - should thus read: "For you, I live". It is reverse carved so that a wax seal can be stamped. The ring is modelled on an original Georgian design, and crafted from recycled 9k gold. By Butter Lane.
Head: 2.2 x 1.7cm - Width of band: 3.2mm - Rise off finger: 3.5mm
No marks present, modelled in 9k gold