Memorial Ring

Memorial Ring

Memorial Ring Memorial rings are rings worn to commemorate events or persons, alive or departed. Common forms of memorial rings are mourning rings, inauguration/coronation rings, posy rings, wedding rings and high school rings. Mourning ring Honoring Jeremy Bentham,...
Mizpah Ring

Mizpah Ring

Mizpah Ring Mizpah is derived from the Hebrew “watchtower” and refers to a passage from Genesis in the Bible: ” And Mizpah; for he said, The Lord watch between me and thee when we are absent one from another”. The word Mizpah and sometimes the...
Mourning Ring

Mourning Ring

Mourning Ring No longer mourn for me when I am dead,Than you shall hear the surly sullen bellGive warning to the world that I am fled.1 Mourning ring Honoring Jeremy Bentham, Bequeathed to John Stuart Mill, 1832. Gold with a Gold and Brown Silhouette of Jeremy Bentham...
Posy Ring

Posy Ring

Posy Ring Posy Ring Inscribed Neuer(sic) Look but Remember A S, c.17th-18th Century. © The Trustees of the British Museum. A Knot Motif Posy Ring Inscribed “Vertue.Rule.Affection” (Post-Medieval). © The Trustees of the British Museum. A posy (or posie or...