Rebus Puzzle "I Love You" 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 typically uses pictures, symbols or letters to phonetically "spell out" parts and syllables of words. This puzzle is a little more crafty... eye cupid yew - should thus read: "I Love You". 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.
Head: 2.2 x 1.7cm - Width of band: 3.1mm - Rise of finger: 3.3mm
No marks present, modelled in 9k gold