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// ancient Roman finger ring with a phallus (symbol of fertility and good fortune)

// ancient Roman finger ring with a phallus (symbol of fertility and good fortune)

Posy ring with pictogram inscription, ‘Two hands, one heart, Till death us part.’ Made in England in the 17th century.

Posy ring with pictogram inscription, ‘Two hands, one heart, Till death us part.’ Made in England in the 17th century.

15th Century. Finger-ring, gold, of hollow construction. The hoop is decorated at three points with the motif of an open book. Six, spherical pellets decorate the top and bottom of the hoop at the points where the leaves of the book are placed. Between each book a beaded panel of text is inserted (over a hollow space).  French Inscriptions: cest mon decir (it's my desire). The open books carry two letters each: PO YR EC (for EC)

15th Century. Finger-ring, gold, of hollow construction. The hoop is decorated at three points with the motif of an open book. Six, spherical pellets decorate the top and bottom of the hoop at the points where the leaves of the book are placed. Between each book a beaded panel of text is inserted (over a hollow space). French Inscriptions: cest mon decir (it's my desire). The open books carry two letters each: PO YR EC (for EC)

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori Date: dated 1631 Culture: German Dimensions: Height 29.61 mm; exterior diam. 23.7 mm; bezel 14.25 x 12.18 mm.; Weight 13.75 grams

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori Date: dated 1631 Culture: German Dimensions: Height 29.61 mm; exterior diam. 23.7 mm; bezel 14.25 x 12.18 mm.; Weight 13.75 grams

Early Poesy Ring: ca. 1200-1400, high carat gold inscribed with Lombardic lettering in Norman French "Ceit Mon Vie" with hand-engraved exterior of rose and leaf motifs as well as a cross pattée. "A poesy ring is embellished with a saying engraved to its interior. Most often signifying a marriage ring, posie rings are typically English in origin with a long history from the medieval era to the 18th century. A few even entered into the 19th century. These engraved inscriptions took many…

Early Poesy Ring: ca. 1200-1400, high carat gold inscribed with Lombardic lettering in Norman French "Ceit Mon Vie" with hand-engraved exterior of rose and leaf motifs as well as a cross pattée. "A poesy ring is embellished with a saying engraved to its interior. Most often signifying a marriage ring, posie rings are typically English in origin with a long history from the medieval era to the 18th century. A few even entered into the 19th century. These engraved inscriptions took many…