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Betrothal Ring

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1935M547.235
Collection:Applied Art - Jewellery
Date:1700 - 1800


This English posy or betrothal ring is set with a rock crystal, with a monogram in gold filigree and skull and cross bones motif. It is inscribed with the words 'This & I untill you dye'.

Bequeathed by Thomas George Barnett, 1935.

Further Information

Production Period:18th Century
Medium:Gold, inscribed and set with crystal.
Material(s):Rock crystal
Place of Origin:England


Width:20 mm
Diameter:16 mm