Georgian Tassie Cameo Fede Ring

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This ring was a commitment jewel. The fede motif (two clasped hands) represents the joining of hands of the couple at a marriage ceremony, a practice that dates back to ancient Rome and was known as 'dextrarum iunctio'. This fede is turquoise-colored glass, pressed in the Georgian era and set into a tricolor gold mounting with shell and flower details at the shoulders. 

MATERIALS: blue glass, 14k tricolor gold (tests).

AGE: c. 1800

SIZE: size 6.5, can be resized; 8.4mm head, 1.3mm shank