Dainty Georgian "Faith Hope Charity" Signet Ring
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A dainty, Georgian-era signet ring, whose intaglio-carved amethyst seal features the traditional faith, hope, charity motif— a cross, an anchor, and a heart. Here, the cross of faith is a budded cross, and the heart of charity is a sacred heart, complete with a tiny eternal flame! This amethyst seal is surround by a sweet, coiled border that nests between the seal and the smooth bezel. The ring’s slender, flat-wire shank is split at the shoulder where it features a simple “bound” detail. We think this lovely old ring is an early conversion, and that the ring head was originally part of a fob. It is especially wonderful for its symbolism, and for its diminutive size! This was originally intended as a wax seal, for correspondence, and it could still be used for that purpose.
The lavender figuring in thr center of this natural amethyst stone is not really visible at all to the naked eye. It is greatly exaggerated by our photos.
US 6 1/2
This ring can be resized (up to a US 8, and down to a US 4). To add resizing to your order, visit our services section.
Ring face measures approx 10.7 mm; shank measures approx 5.9 mm at the shoulder and tapers to approx 1.9 mm at the base.