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Subject:Identify large very Old ring
Posted By: mark H Tue, Aug 08, 2017 IP:

Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me an age of this ring, also if it would be a very old signet ring . it is very large at about 1" diameter and weighs nearly an ounce . I cant seem to see any hallmarks , Thanks

Subject:Re: Identify large very Old ring
Posted By: mikeoz Wed, Aug 09, 2017

Your ring appears to be silver, and carries a family crest - possibly from the UK rather than Europe.

The device is a griffin grasping a snake in its beak.

I found an image of a very similar crest on a website called They may be able to help you find the family name. | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |