PRECIOUS HEART POISON RING

AUD $11,700.00

This 18kt white gold and diamond Victorian style poison ring signifies immortal love and adoration. This is a one-of-a-kind piece that would make an excellent engagement ring or everlasting family heirloom passed down through generations. A truly special piece made to be cherished forever.

The surface of this piece is engraved with swirls and flourishes in incredible detail, referencing William’s baroque movement influences.

This piece is known as a poision ring, a design that became popular in the 16th century, used to slip poison into an enemy’s food or drink. They have also been used throughout history to carry perfume, locks of hair, devotional relics, messages and other keepsakes.

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Description

Handmade in 18kt white gold this glorious ring features 75 round, brilliant cut diamonds, pave set, 0.37ct in total combined weight, VS clarity and F in colour.
The ring is heart in shape with key opening lockable compartment. The ring weighs 17.04 grams and is finger size N. Ring size can be adjusted within reason. Accompanying this divine ring is an 18kt white gold, key pendant. The pendant features 6 rose cut diamonds, approximately 0.10ct in total combined weight, VS clarity and F/G in colour. The key pendant hangs from an 18kt white gold chain.
The pendant and the chain are 5.65 grams in weight. This marvelous adornment is not only perplexing in detail but has the most exquisite feature of a locking mechanism. The treasured locket can only be opened by it’s accompanying key. This sensational handcrafted lock is the entrance to vast unconditional love and a testament to William Llewellyn Griffiths’ craftsmanship.
The ring sits 8mm above the finger and the heart shape measures 17.15mm x 19mm. The key measures 23mm in length.
All pieces are made with love in William Llewellyn Griffiths’ Fitzroy, Melbourne studio. This ring comes with an accredited valuation.