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On this ring, the inside band is inscribed Sr. Fras. Gosling Kt. Ald. Ob. 29 Dec 1768 Aet 49. This would stand for Sir Francis Gosling Knight and Alderman of the City of London. A Maker City of London Banker, sign of the three squirrels in Fleet Street, London, head of the Banking firm Gosling & Bennet, Gosling, Bennett, and Gosling, Gosling & co etc. Now Part of Barclays Bank.

On this ring, the inside band is inscribed Sr. Fras. Gosling Kt. Ald. Ob. 29 Dec 1768 Aet 49. This would stand for Sir Francis Gosling Knight and Alderman of the City of London. A Maker City of London Banker, sign of the three squirrels in Fleet Street, London, head of the Banking firm Gosling & Bennet, Gosling, Bennett, and Gosling, Gosling & co etc. Now Part of Barclays Bank.

This is a substantial medieval silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the period of the Crusades of the 12th - 13th centuries A.D. The ring is stirrup shaped, set with a natural cabochon garnet gemstone. The ring retains traces of the original mercurial gold gilding inside the band and around the bezel. It is a large and robust example, designed for a man to wear. This ring would have been made during period of the Crusades, either worn by a knight, noble or member of the Church. The ring came…

This is a substantial medieval silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the period of the Crusades of the 12th - 13th centuries A.D. The ring is stirrup shaped, set with a natural cabochon garnet gemstone. The ring retains traces of the original mercurial gold gilding inside the band and around the bezel. It is a large and robust example, designed for a man to wear. This ring would have been made during period of the Crusades, either worn by a knight, noble or member of the Church. The ring came…

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the early 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "When this you see Remember mee", it bears a clear and early EB monogram makers mark, of the type popular with goldsmiths from the first quarter of the 17th century. The script especially with the ascenders would date the ring the period of the 1620's - 1640's. The inscription alludes to a parting friend or love one,

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the early 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "When this you see Remember mee", it bears a clear and early EB monogram makers mark, of the type popular with goldsmiths from the first quarter of the 17th century. The script especially with the ascenders would date the ring the period of the 1620's - 1640's. The inscription alludes to a parting friend or love one,

This is wonderful 17th century Jacobean gold posy ring, inscribed inside the band with "If this most happy". The style of lettering in italics and the use of the outer band set with blackwork enamel, places this ring within the first quarter of the 17th century (c. 1625). The inscription is a delight, you couldn't ask for a better sentiment to place inside a ring. FOR SALE!

This is wonderful 17th century Jacobean gold posy ring, inscribed inside the band with "If this most happy". The style of lettering in italics and the use of the outer band set with blackwork enamel, places this ring within the first quarter of the 17th century (c. 1625). The inscription is a delight, you couldn't ask for a better sentiment to place inside a ring. FOR SALE!

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "In thee my choyce I do rejoyce", style of the lettering fits with other known examples from the 1660's - 1680's bearing traced makers marks. The ring is likely a provincial piece, being found in Northern England. The size is large, so most likely intended as a gentleman's wedding ring. The sentiment being appropriate for a lady to give her new husband.

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "In thee my choyce I do rejoyce", style of the lettering fits with other known examples from the 1660's - 1680's bearing traced makers marks. The ring is likely a provincial piece, being found in Northern England. The size is large, so most likely intended as a gentleman's wedding ring. The sentiment being appropriate for a lady to give her new husband.

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the early 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "When this you see Remember mee", it bears a clear and early EB monogram makers mark, of the type popular with goldsmiths from the first quarter of the 17th century. The script especially with the ascenders would date the ring the period of the 1620's - 1640's. The inscription alludes to a parting friend or love one,

This is a wonderful gold posy ring, dating to the early 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "When this you see Remember mee", it bears a clear and early EB monogram makers mark, of the type popular with goldsmiths from the first quarter of the 17th century. The script especially with the ascenders would date the ring the period of the 1620's - 1640's. The inscription alludes to a parting friend or love one,

This is a wonderful gentleman's gold posy ring, dating to the late 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "Be constant and true",m it bears a provincial Leicester makers mark of a cinquefoil. The script especially with the ascender would date the ring the period of the 1640's - 1660's. Another similar ring dated to this period can be found here AU00XVPOSY27. With this date, the most likely goldsmith to have made this ring bearing the cinquefoil would be a certain John Turvile…

This is a wonderful gentleman's gold posy ring, dating to the late 17th century. It is inscribed inside the band with "Be constant and true",m it bears a provincial Leicester makers mark of a cinquefoil. The script especially with the ascender would date the ring the period of the 1640's - 1660's. Another similar ring dated to this period can be found here AU00XVPOSY27. With this date, the most likely goldsmith to have made this ring bearing the cinquefoil would be a certain John Turvile…

This is a rather poignant childs mourning ring, dated 1704. It has the early memento mori skull on the band, with an elegant commemorative inscription. The inscription reads: RT ob 29 Aug 1704 ae 39. R.T was likely the father or mother (of the child who owned this ring), who died on the 29th of August 1704 aged 39 years. Inside is a makers mark, though quite worn. We often encounter mourning rings designed for adults, very rarely child's rings, most rings being enlarged as the child grew.

This is a rather poignant childs mourning ring, dated 1704. It has the early memento mori skull on the band, with an elegant commemorative inscription. The inscription reads: RT ob 29 Aug 1704 ae 39. R.T was likely the father or mother (of the child who owned this ring), who died on the 29th of August 1704 aged 39 years. Inside is a makers mark, though quite worn. We often encounter mourning rings designed for adults, very rarely child's rings, most rings being enlarged as the child grew.

Chapter 10: "I also found my wedding band and Anne's," with that he picks up two rings from the table. They are both made of gold, his has the words 'be constant' engraved inside the band and looks only slightly worse for wear.....This is a wonderful gentleman's gold posy ring, dating to the late 17th century.

Chapter 10: "I also found my wedding band and Anne's," with that he picks up two rings from the table. They are both made of gold, his has the words 'be constant' engraved inside the band and looks only slightly worse for wear.....This is a wonderful gentleman's gold posy ring, dating to the late 17th century.

This is a fabulous medieval silver signet ring, dating to the 12th - 13th century. The Ring is a large and robust example, designed for a man to wear. It bears a Sicilian eagle device as a seal, bold and artistically engraved. The ring would have been worn by a nobleman during the reign of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. This would have seen action during the period of the Crusades, in the Holy Land as favor or badge of office. No doubt this ring would have been worn by a Norman knight

This is a fabulous medieval silver signet ring, dating to the 12th - 13th century. The Ring is a large and robust example, designed for a man to wear. It bears a Sicilian eagle device as a seal, bold and artistically engraved. The ring would have been worn by a nobleman during the reign of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. This would have seen action during the period of the Crusades, in the Holy Land as favor or badge of office. No doubt this ring would have been worn by a Norman knight

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