Vintage Augis Qu'hier Que Demain "Medal of Love" 18k gold ring - Size 7
Regular price$1,625.00 CADSale
Rosemonde Gérard was a French poet and playwright. She is famous for the couplet below from her poem, “Les Vieux” (“The Old Ones”), that she wrote to her husband in 1889. The phrase became celebrated as an expression of ever-growing love when a Lyons jeweler, Alphonse Augis, had the idea of making a "Medaille d’Amour” (Medal Of Love) with the core portion of the verse engraved on it in 1907.
“Car, vois-tu, chaque jour je t'aime davantage, Aujourd'hui plus qu'hier et bien moins que demain.”
(For, you see, each day I love you more, Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.)
This vintage ring has the word “plus” symbolized by a plus sign and “moins” symbolized by a minus sign set with a synthetic ruby, with a diamond set into each shoulder. The inner band bears the French eagle head punch.
The round ring face measures 10mm and the ring weighs 2.4g. A size 7 and sizeable by your jeweler (since the hallmark is close to the front). Wear commensurate with age and use.
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