1765 urn-shaped amethyst mourning ring, 12K gold. "This is the best mourning ring I’ve ever found. I’ve had it for at least a year, but never photographed it — maybe out of reluctance to part with it. The first three months I had it, I didn’t even show it to anyone. It’s rose-cut amethyst and modeled to look like an urn. Behind the head of the ring is a crystal covering a lock of hair. And there’s flawless enamel work around the band that reads 'Jane Knight, Died 19 Nov 1765, Aged 55.'"