Love Conquers All, Traditional Latin Posy Ring, 14K Rose Gold, No Antiquing
Amor Vincit Omnia
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Item # BR015R-RN
The Latin amor vincit omnia translates as love conquers all, a motto known to all students of English Literature as the one engraved on the brooch worn by the prioress in Chaucer’s 14th Century Canterbury Tales. The full quote from the Roman poet Virgil’s Eclogues is omnia vincit amor et nos cedamus amori or love conquers all; let us, too, yield to love. The original ring, from which this is licensed, is now in the collection of the Department of Medieval and Modern Europe, British Museum, London.
Available in 14K rose gold in whole and half sizes 4 – 13.75 (UK/AU sizes J- Z+2.5. Widths vary by size range: Sizes up to 8.5 tend to have widths from 3.8mm to 3mm; sizes 9 and up tend to have widths from 3.3mm to 3.5mm; the profile or depth averages 1.4mm; the weight averages 2.5 to 3gm.
No antiquing: No darkening of the letters is included. Your ring lettering will be a bright light rose.
Priced singly. Order two for a pair (choosing one size at a time and placing it in your cart). Includes a history card and a chic ring box. Hand-crafted to your order in the U.S. by the ancient art of lost-wax casting. A portion of the proceeds of this ring supports the British Museum.