Antique High Victorian Black Enamel 18ct Gold Buckle Mourning Ring. Shank and setting: Tests as 18 carat gold. No VAT on this item. Dated 1870, this exquisite quality gold and black enamel buckle ring is from the height of the mourning jewellery trend. Following the death of Queen Victoria’s beloved husband, Prince Albert in December 1861, mourning jewellery became highly fashionable as the Queen mourned the loss over the following years. Black featured predominately, as seen here with the fine quality black enamel detailing. Highly collectable and in excellent condition. London hallmarks for 18ct gold and date letter’P’ for 1870. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers. Since 1990 Trafalgar Jewellers has specialised in fine and important period/estate jewellery and watches. Our personal service and our famously affordable prices have earned the trust of an ever growing customer base. Coveted academic qualifications from the Gemmological Institute of America and our corporate membership of Gem-A and The Swiss Gemmological Institute (SSEF) mean you can rest assured that you are being guided by a truly experienced team. Your satisfaction is our absolute priority. You can send us a message by using the “Questions and answers” section towards the bottom of the page. The item “Antique High Victorian Black Enamel 18ct Gold Buckle Mourning Ring” is in sale since Wednesday, February 1, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)”. The seller is “trafalgarjewellersnewcastle” and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. This item can be shipped worldwide.