Georgian Era "I Respond" Tassie Seal Signet Ring in High Karat Gold

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An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.
An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.
An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.

An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount. The bezel that holds it is embellished with a halo of dainty granulated spheres. The ring's split shoulders are topped with shapely, applied epaulettes that are decorated with fine hand-engraving. The slender ring shank is also entirely decorated. This ring is delicate and very lightweight. A real heartbreaker, for the radically vulnerable among us!

Materials

18k - 22k gold
Glass

Age

c. 1800

Size

US 5 3/4 - 6. This ring should not be resized.

Dimensions

Ring face measures approx 16.9 x 14.1 mm; shank measures pprox 10. 5 mm at the shoulder and tapers to approx 15 mm at the base; rise is approx 2.8 mm.

An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.
An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.
An especially rare and ephemeral Georgian era signet ring, mwhose turquoise glass intaglio seal is carved with an image of a harp, surrounded by the phrase “je reponds á qui me touche:” I respond to every touch. This beautiful old Tassie seal is still partnered with its original high karat gold ring mount.