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  • Antique REGARD ring
  • Antique REGARD ring
  • Antique REGARD ring
  • Antique REGARD ring

Antique REGARD ring

No Z30143 Circa 1830 $3,850
An antique "REGARD" plaque ring set with a Ruby, Emerald, Garnet, Amethyst, Ruby and Diamond, with granulated edges and shoulders, in 15k gold. England

In acrostic jewelry, the first letter of each gemstone is used to create a secret word or message that usually conveys endearment. "REGARD" and "DEAREST" were among the most popular words spelled out in stones during the nineteenth-century.

Napoleon Bonaparte was an admirer of acrostic jewelry and had commissioned several pieces for himself and for family members, some of which commemorated special events.

top plaque: approximately 13 x 16mm

Current size: 5