Scottish Gaelic Posy Ring: I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is Mine, 14K Rose Gold
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Item # R240-RG
Our original posy rings, each with a Scottish Gaelic expression of love, are sublimely meaningful wedding bands. These rings enable you and your beloved to wear your most cherished sentiment of adoration and commitment from Solomon’s Song of Songs, the most romantic passage of the Bible.
The wording on each ring begins on the outside and continues on the inside. The wording is Scottish Gaelic and the lettering is a Gaelic font exclusive to Crystal Realm:
I am my beloved’s on the outside, reading, is ann le mo ghraid mise
And my beloved is mine on the inside, reading, agus is leamsa mo ghraidh
Precious Metal: 14K rose gold.
Shape: Domed with comfort fit.
Whole, half, and quarter sizes 3 – 9; Width 3.5mm, 2mm profile or thickness
Whole, half, and quarter sizes 9 – 14: Width 6mm, 2mm profile or thickness
Measurements are approximate and may vary slightly with the size of the ring. Other sizes and widths are available upon request. We can make this ring in a wider width of your choice up to size 21.
Priced singly. Order two for a pair (choosing one size at a time and placing it in your basket).
These rings are heavy, solid, and comfortable to wear. They are artisan-crafted to your order exclusively by Crystal Realm by the time-honored, lost-wax casting method.
Your gold poesy ring(s) will be hand-made to your order and will ship in four to five weeks.
Whether spelled posie, poesy, posey, or posy, the word is pronounced ‘posy’ and refers to a ring that was popular during medieval and Renaissance times as a gift from lover to beloved. Quotations from courtship stories were inscribed, usually on the inside, but sometimes on the outside of the ring. Shakespeare popularized the rings by mentioning them in several of his plays. In Hamlet, ‘Is this a prologue or the posy of a ring?’
From the British Museum: By 1430 love rings engraved with inscriptions were known as ‘posies’ (from ‘poesy’ or poetry). In the 13th and 14th centuries the language of the posy was usually French, but from the 15th century English became increasingly common. Rings were given on many occasions. They often seem to have been declarations of love, rather than formal betrothal or marriage rings.
Another quote from the British Museum: This ring is known as a posy ring, deriving from the French ‘poesie ‘ (poetry). Posy rings were plain hoops inscribed with mottoes or saying, that might express sentiments of faith, commemoration, friendship and love. It was an especially popular type of ring in the fifteenth century. The romantic inscriptions on posy rings suggest that they were also used for weddings.