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History of Welsh Gold. From Queen Victoria to Kate Middleton their wedding rings have been made from Welsh gold

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Sumerian Cloisonné ring (possibly a wedding ring). Iraq, ca. 3000 BCE. (Louvre Paris Reunion des Musees National/Art Resource, New York/Photograph by Zeva Oelbaum).

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from V and A Collections

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wedding ring from the Tudor era

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King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

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Tudor gold ring, found near Saffron Walden, early 16th century uttlesford.gov.uk

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from georgianjewelry.com

Black Starr & Frost Natural Pearl Ring

Early Poesy Ring: ca. 1200-1400, high carat gold inscribed with Lombardic lettering in Norman French "Ceit Mon Vie" with hand-engraved exterior of rose and leaf motifs as well as a cross pattée. "A poesy ring is embellished with a saying engraved to its interior. Most often signifying a marriage ring, posie rings are typically English in origin with a long history from the medieval era to the 18th century. A few even entered into the 19th century. These engraved inscriptions took many…

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A hidden-message ring, from the 1830s.

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Today, the concept of wedding rings has spread throughout many cultures and is probably the most widely recognized symbol of marriage in the world.

Today, the concept of wedding rings has spread throughout many cultures and is probably the most widely recognized symbol of marriage in the world.

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Georgian Pearl, Diamond and Blue Enamel Ring circa 1790

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Joyce and Stephen's Ethereal Floral Wedding by Catherine Mead Photography | Wedding Sparrow

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