mourning ring

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Noun1.mourning ring - a ring worn as a memorial to a dead personmourning ring - a ring worn as a memorial to a dead person
ring, band - jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
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Bucket notices things in general, with a face as unchanging as the great mourning ring on his little finger or the brooch, composed of not much diamond and a good deal of setting, which he wears in his shirt.
I judged him to be a bachelor from the frayed condition of his linen, and he appeared to have sustained a good many bereavements; for, he wore at least four mourning rings, besides a brooch representing a lady and a weeping willow at a tomb with an urn on it.
There was the garnet set which Aunt March wore when she came out, the pearls her father gave her on her wedding day, her lover's diamonds, the jet mourning rings and pins, the queer lockets, with portraits of dead friends and weeping willows made of hair inside, the baby bracelets her one little daughter had worn, Uncle March's big watch, with the red seal so many childish hands had played with, and in a box all by itself lay Aunt March's wedding ring, too small now for her fat finger, but put carefully away like the most precious jewel of them all.
John, Diana, and Mary Rivers, for the purchase of three mourning rings.
found at Pembrokeshire; silver ring Haverfordwest The gold mourning ring has a stylized skull on the outside of the hoop.
However, a power of attorney, given by Captain Cook's widow Elizabeth to executor John Leach Bennett, sold for pounds 3,600, while letters of administration made pounds 1,400, a mourning ring sold for pounds 1,500 and manuscript material went for pounds 500.
She was a long time dying and she had a mourning ring containing a lock of her hair made for her father, which was thought to have sent him finally over the edge.
A VICTORIAN mourning ring was among items taken in a burglary in Irby, Wirral.
What resulted was The Mourning Ring, which as part of last November's Belfast Festival played for five nights to full houses at Dundonald High School.
Wrexham Museum has exhibited finds by the Wrexham Metal Detecting Club including Bronze Age axe heads and buckles, silver coins from the reign of Henry III and a gold mourning ring from 1788.