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Antique Victorian Amethyst Diamond Mourning 15k Ring Eagle Bird

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Put a bird on it!146 of 209Vintage Wildwood brass heron lampsTwo Micro Mosaic bird plaques.
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    Posted 7 years ago

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    This is straight out of my personal collection of Victorian Mourning Jewelery 1880's or so. The Eagle or Bird is the representation of a fallen soldier or someone in high reguard or Martriarch of the family. I love how this ring is so well made and accurately show the bird with a Rose Cut Diamond in the centre where the heart is. This was tucked into my safe for a I was afraid to wear it in case I damage the Amethyst or any part of the top. I took one similar to a Jeweler and he for the life of him could not duplicate the gold layering on the stone. So since then...I rarely wear any of the ones with the gold layering on the Jewelry. I was blessed that the ring was a size 7.5 ....


    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      As I was reading all I could think about was size. They never fit! That is very cool
    2. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      AmberRose, I totally agree I got really lucky!!!! Someone over 100 years ago had big fingers!
    3. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 7 years ago
      Beautiful piece !!
    4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Thank you Hedgewalker!!!! Until I saw this ring..did not know they had Birds for Mourning pieces...until I did research.
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      This is really gorgeous! How big is the stone? Mine is big too (6.75) and comfortable to wear. I love the bird. Thanks for posting and your expertise. I may visit you at your store someday since we're neighbors.
    6. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      valentino97, the stone measures 14mm x 10mm and is almost perfect condition. Did you take a look at my sites on Ruby Lane and Ebay? The items you see on there are not in the store...but in internet inventory. They are allowing me to sell almost all the Antiques online with me. I do all the descriptions and pictures and pricing. I test,weigh and carat weight them all. I love what I do :))) So if you want to see anything let me know :))
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      I will check out your sites on RL and ebay. I buy from both places. Thank you!
    8. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Thank you!! I really appreciate your kind words BELLIN68 AND valentino97! I will always do my best if you find something you like ..let me know at
    9. VictorianVicky VictorianVicky, 6 years ago
      Very cute! I love the ornamental bird decoration.
    10. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      VictorianVicky, thank you...its really pretty..
    11. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 6 years ago
      WOW.... This is stunning... You have an amazing collection.
    12. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      DrFluffy, thank you...I appreciate your kind words...:)))
    13. tom61375, 6 years ago
      I love amethyst! Love it!
    14. Aimathena Aimathena, 5 years ago
      Lee this reminds me of the Baltimore Ravens

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