Memories 08.06.2015
c.1786, Gold ring, the oval bezel set with a James Tassie paste cameo of George, Prince of Wales, later King George IV

Mourning Fashion & Jewels During George IV

Between the time of the Regency Act in 1811 and the reign of George IV from 1820 to 1830, society…

Rings 28.11.2011
9 July 1810 mouring ring 	J Brougham

Stages of Mourning in Early 19th Century Rings

One of the more fascinating aspects of ring design and motifs in the early 19th century is the increased use…

Rings 02.07.2010

Spotlight On: c.1800 Twist Ring

One of my favourite periods of jewellery is the Neoclassical transition into the 19th century. The Regency period (1811-20) tends…