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Heritagem: This fede ring shows two hands clasped together holding a heart. These symbols signified love and fidelity. It is likely that this ring was a love token, representing everlasting love, or perhaps a betrothal ring. Fede rings were made all over Europe in the Middle Ages. It is also called a gimmel ring where the three bands come together to form one. Fede comes from Italian and means “trust”; gimmel comes from Latin meaning twins. All our items come with either a gemmological report or a jewellery report with circa and all useful information.Read more
Heritagem presents : A ravishing black enamel diamond ring. It was perfectly handcrafted in 18kt yellow gold. The old mine cut diamond is set into an illusion setting. It weighs around 0.20ct . The enamel is in good condition. The shoulders of the ring were beautifully engravedThe ring weighs 3gr. The French control mark for 18kt gold featuring a horse's head, used in France between 1838 and 1911. It is a 49 / 5. The ring could be easily resized, feel free to ask we will be happy to do it for you (included into the price). This ring could be the perfect gift for the one you love, diamonds never deceived ;) All our items come with either a gemological report or a jewellery report with circa and all useful information.Add to cart
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Heritagem presents : This very refined French necklace features 12 festoon adorned with seed pearls and turquoises. It presents 6 mains festoones beautifully handcrafted and doubled with others festoons . Each links is set with genuine turquoises and adorned with seed pearls. The turquoises have a very nice color and they are 3.87 mm of diameter and the pearls 2.8 mm of diameter. In France, we call this kind of necklace : "collier draperie" because you can wear it as a piece of clothes and it drapes outstandingly your neck. It is in excellent condition for this period : circa 1880. Weight :9,2 gr Measurements :42cm long (16,53 inches). It is secured with a security chain and clasp. it was controlled with the French eagle's head. There is also the maker's mark but it is illegible.It is in good antique condition. It is very easy to wear with a little black dress or simply with a shirt. Pearl symbolises purity and innocence; they are usually worn by the bride for her wedding. The legend said that pearls are the tear-drops from the moon, fallen in the sea. This is the only birthstone which as5 months of the year : February, April, June (traditional) and November. Turquoises symbolises hope, courage and self confidence. It also helps to keep friendship alive. All our items come with either a gemological report or a jewellery report with circa and all useful information.
Heritagem presents : This outstanding ring is a real testimony of the early 19th century. We call this kind of ring a Fede ring or a Gimmel ring. Fede for faith, trust and fidelity and Gimmel for gemmelus : twins. This one is composed of 3 bands ring : 2 hands are concealing a heart. How ravishing is this ! According to the Lang Antique University, the first fede rings appeared during the Middle Age in France. They became very popular during the Renaissance all over Europe. They were given as a proof of fidelity, love and betrothal. We can see similar rings at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and at the British Museum. These lovely rings are real treasures ! This one weighs 5,2gr and it measures24,12 (0,94) x 19,90 (0,78) x 8,11(0,31). It sizes 52 / 6. This ring was perfectly well handcrafted and it is in very good antique condition. It was made at the very beginning of the 19th century. It is marked 750 on one of the band for 18kt gold. All our items come with either a gemological report or a jewellery report with circa and all useful information.
Heritagem presents: This lovely vintage necklace features 41 beads of natural Baltic amber. They have a beautiful deep orange color. The beads are between 12.05 mm (0,47') to 19,03 mm (0,74) for the largest one. It has been tested as natural Baltic amber, slightly heated. It is in good condition. The necklace weighs 71,8gr and it is 62cm long (24'). It presents few traces of wears on few on them. You can open the necklace thanks to the srew closing. In the Greek mythology, amber come from the tears of the Heliades, the sisters of Phaeton, crying for their brother's death, whom where metamorphosed into trees. It brings joy and happiness and eases the pain. All our items come with either a gemological report or a jewellery report with circa and all useful information.Add to cart