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Victorian Bloodstone "Broken Sword" Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,000.00

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Victorian Bloodstone "Broken Sword" Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,000.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A cool antique signet ring with an intaglio bloodstone panel. The oval stone is carved with an English heraldic crest and motto: an arm upstretched holding a broken sword, beneath the words "SPES DEO", which translates as "Hope to God". It's modelled in 18k gold and dates from c.1870, with exaggerated split shoulders.

STONES

Bloodstone Panel

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 1.6 x 1.1cm

Width of band: 2.0mm

WEIGHT

5.6g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION

Very good, some general wear commensurate with age

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