Description: A gorgeous, antique, mourning ring set with a book that contains a locket on one page and “IN MEMORY OF” on the opposite page. The locket appears to contain what remains of a hair, fabric, or floral memento. The shoulders are embellished with a lovely, scroll, chased or engraved design. The band contains brown hair that has been tightly woven and inset into the band. Hallmarked “TW” for the maker, 9K, the anchor for the Birmingham assay office, and the date letter “Q” for 1865. Materials: 9K gold, glass, human hair or fabric remnants. Measurements: Size 7.25. The book measures approximately 5/16″ x 5/16″ or roughly 8mm x 8mm, The band thickness is roughly 4mm. Weight: Approximately 1.9 grams. Date estimate: Hallmarked for 1865. Condition: Good, antique condition with wear in keeping with age and use. The hairwork is in nice condition. The locket glass has a couple of small chips around the beveled edges, but this is only seen with magnification. Please use the photos as a guide as they form part of the description and the condition of a piece is subjective. Any boxes or props pictured are for display only unless otherwise noted and are not included with this listing. If you have not paid within this time frame an unpaid item case will be opened. However, Portals of Time Vintage guarantees what it sells. If there is a problem with your order, please contact the store upon receipt to arrange a return. If you have cleaned or polished or modified an item in any way, it is not eligible for a return. These are the rules of the program and they can’t be circumvented. While the condition of each item is described in the listing, there may be other condition issues not listed, so use the pictures as a guide as they are part of the listing description. Feel free to ask any questions for clarification before purchasing. Instead, pricing is based on the style and rarity of the piece as an antique and prices are subject to change according to fluctuations in market value and availability or scarcity of a particular style or type of piece. If you Google “Portals of Time Vintage” the results will come up with the store name, feedback, and reviews since it opened online in 2017. You can also find Portals of Time Vintage on Instagram under the username: portalsoftimevintage for more insight. At Portals of Time Vintage, we believe there is something special about wearing or holding a piece that is vintage, antique, or antiquarian. It creates a connection that can take you back in time. As a historian and store owner, I think of these pieces as artifacts that speak to us about the past. Be sure to check the other listings and stay tuned as more wonderful treasures are listed for sale. The item “Antique Victorian 9K Mourning Ring In Memory of Book Hair Locket Band HM 1865″ is in sale since Tuesday, August 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Mourning Jewelry”. The seller is “portalsoftimevintage” and is located in Santa Ana, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Israel, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Viet nam, Philippines.