18ct Gold Jessant-de-lys Signet Ring by Deakin & Francis
A stunning 18ct solid gold signet ring featuring a fleur-de-lys with a leopards head engraving to the front which is known as a “leopards face Jessant-de-lys”.
“The earliest use of a leopard's face jessant-de-lys was in the last quarter of the 13th century, by the Anglo-Norman family of Cantilupe, borne as a group of three ("Cantilupe modern").” Wikipedia.
UK size N
US size 6 1/2
12.7 grams of solid 18ct gold.
1988 Date Mark
The face is 13x11mm.
D&F makers mark for Deakin and Francis. Deakin and Francis are one of the most recognised and respected names in British jewellery. Their signet rings are handmade and not cast to ensure a premium finish and longevity. They use pure gold rather than casting grain to make their signets which means that they are heavier with no porosity and more durable than cast examples.
Beautiful clean condition. Light age related markings to the gold.
Free international shipping worldwide. Box in photos not included - will be sent gift boxed in new packaging.