THE GOOD LUCK SYMBOLISM RING

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Era - Antique c1867

Materials - 18K Yellow Gold, 14K Yellow Gold & Quartz

Size - 9

Weight - 22.61 Grams

Hallmarks for Birmingham. The hand carved face features Cupid playing a Celtic Harp underneath a Crown and Olive Branch while a Spinning Wheel rests in the background. Atop the scene scrolls the words "GOOD LVCK * HOW WE HAVE WHEELD..." with the last word being illegible. 

I love rings like this with their mystery and hidden symbolism. Cupid and a Harp are obvious signs of Love where the Spinning Wheel represents Time. A Crown can be fealty and faithfulness while the Olive Branch is peace. The Shank is decorated with scrolling Ivy leaves, symbolizing fidelity. 

Whoever had this ring commissioned over a century ago did so with the utmost intention of bestowing Love, Luck and a whole lot of Thought upon the wearer.