French: My One Desire Sterling Silver Ring

Engraved in period French: Une dezir, which translates as 'one desire'.

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French My One Desire Sterling Silver Poesy Ring

This ring is a replica of a handmade ring in the Museum of London and dates to the middle of the 15th century. It is probably English, although engraved in French which was the language of the English court until well into the mid-1400s. The words are interspersed with three wheat sheaves - the symbol of plenty, and three leaf fronds. It was originally enameled but is now antiqued so that it can be worn on a daily basis. The passionate phrase of love engraved on the ring is a tribute to the strength of love.  A beautiful gold wedding ring or silver wedding ring.

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Sterling silver will retain its luster for years and frequent wearing of your jewelry will help prevent tarnishing. We recommend polishing your sterling silver jewelry with a dry silver polishing cloth available at most grocery or hardware stores. We do not recommend polishing with silver polish as this may remove the antiquing. When you are not wearing your jewelry, storing your silver in the jewelry bag in which it came will help prevent tarnishing.






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Poesy rings are rings engraved with a brief poem or phrase of love. Found as early as Greek and Roman times, they continued to be popular through the intervening centuries and are still chosen today as a band of love to represent the bond of love. Regardless of the century, language or culture, the desire to affirm our feelings for one another in a permanent way is universal. The Poesy collection, a celebration of love, has many poesys from which to choose and all are as meaningful today as when they first appeared:  You and No Other, All I Refuse and Thee I Chuse, Yours Onli, I Am My Beloved's... you choose. Great gifts for any occasion, wedding or Valentine's Day.


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