Stones in the rings could also be set in a silver head with a karat gold band and rose cut diamonds, all typical of this time period.Hair and memorial rings were worn by both men and women.The diamond is 3.3 to 3.6 mm, difficult to measure in this setting.
There are plenty of new mirrors available on the market, but there is something rather charming about an antique mirror and as there is such a wide variety of styles to choose from it means you are able to find one to suit your needs whilst respecting the environment.
Below, you will find all you need to know when considering purchasing Antique Mirrors, with some advice from one of our Antique Dealers and some handy tips from our resident Interior Designer.
Chris Bradford, General Manager at Windsor House Antiques, has been in the antique business for over forty years and specialises in 18th C and 19th C mirrors, below is his top tips to consider when looking at acquiring an antique mirror.
In order to ensure that the mirror is delivered as safely and securely use a blanket to wrap around the mirror, or you can always wrap bubble wrap in conjunction with cardboard panels to ensure it does not get damaged.
It is always imperative to use a reliable, registered delivery service when transporting items of value if you are not moving them yourself.