Gold Mourning Ring of Jane Barnes, 1806

Gold Mourning Ring of Jane Barnes, 1806

A rare and beautiful reversible ring. The band is composed of four round gold loops and supports a double sided bezel with a swivel mechanism. Both sides of the bezel are slightly concave. On one side there is glass enclosing a small lock of plaited hair. The other side is black enamel with gold lettering: “Jane Barnes, OB 19 Nov 1806 AET 22”

Ring size 9.5

England [possibly America], 1806 c.Reference number: 23294