antique milk tooth ring
milk tooth ring
Antique Milk Tooth Ring - Size 8
Antique Milk Tooth Ring - Size 8
Antique Milk Tooth Ring - Size 8
Antique Milk Tooth Ring - Size 8

Antique Milk Tooth Ring - Size 8

Prix régulier $1,600.00 CAD Solde

The use of baby teeth (or "milk teeth") in jewelry was popularized during the Victorian Era. During a time where infant mortality rates were high, a child surviving long enough to lose his or her first teeth was an event worthy of celebration. Many Victorians, especially mothers, commissioned jewelry pieces with their babies' teeth as a sentimental dedication to their children. 

This ring was crafted in 18k yellow gold and features a baby tooth in a bezel setting, surrounded by gold granules.  It weighs approximately 0.91g and is a size 8.  The bezel face measures 7mm tall by 5.7mm wide. Auction house owl re-mark on the band, noting item imported into France, likely from England.  You will receive the pictured ring.

 
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