From London, England 1966 comes this elegant 9k yellow gold signet ring with a glossy oval onyx signet awaiting your monogram of family crest.
Signet rings have been a popular piece of jewelry since the Mesopotamian era (3200 BC), and throughout history have been used to seal letters with the mark of the sender. Although rarely used for that today they continue to be viewed as the mark of a gentleman (or woman!).
Onyx: One (1) bezel set, oval cut polished flat topped onyx measuring approximately 9.88 mm (L) x 7.81 mm (W) x 2.21 mm (D).
Metal: 9k yellow gold
Size: 8 ½
Markings: '9', '375' (9k gold purity), 'l' (date letter: 1966), leopard head (Town mark: London), 'Y&B' (makers mark)
Please note that this is a high polish ring and any darkening you see in the images is the reflection of the camera.