Antique Victorian Sterling Silver ‘Mizpah’ Ring Birmingham 1887

Quite the rare and hard to find Victorian Sterling Silver ‘Mizpah’ ring with full hallmarks for Birmingham 1887.

Full of sentimentality the Victorians would give these rings as a sign of deep friendship and love, especially between two people who were to be parted for a length of time.

With gothic style typography in raised fashion to a very finely textured background, simple detail to the shoulders to a tapering shank.

At 134 years of age this marvellous sentimental ring has another 100 years or more and just waiting to find its forever home.

History of Mizpah

The term 'Mizpah' is found in Genesis 31:49, it means 'watchtower' and is used as a blessing, meaning "May the Lord keep watch between you and me when we are away from each other.

STONES
None
MEASUREMENTS
Width at widest 6.7mm
Shank 4.2mm
WEIGHT
2.67 Grams
SIZE
N or 17.1mm diameter US 7 3/4
MARKS
’S&G’ Makers mark
Anchor for Birmingham
’n’ date letter for 1887
Lion passant for Sterling Silver
CONDITION
Very good antique 134 year old condition.  No repairs, hallmarks clear, no thinning to shank.  Some normal marks to silver.  Ring has been slightly over polished but will develop patina again soon

Please note boxes are for display only

Purchase Summary

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