Antique Victorian mourning ring centering upon an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.40 carats, with a black enamel flower surround and leaf shoulders. Set in gold. Interior inscribed "In Memy Of J. Quayle Obt 6 Jly 1857". Circa 1857
This flower ring is an historically significant piece of jewelry that represented the sentiments and tokens of memory that were cherished during the era.
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