Rings featuring a knot motif often represent a never ending path of permanence and the continuum of life and love. The origins of the love knot has been obscured by the passage of time. A reference here and there suggest the configuration points to early Celtic origins; others suggest a motif of Algerian etiology. History aside, the complexity of the interlocking of three elements versus the traditional two brings a nice twist.
Double lengths of 18k yellow gold twist and turn into a pair of loops with double reeded collars linked to a continuous circle of gold also adorned with two reeded collars. Large in size and august in weight, the marvel of a ring is suitable for a man or woman.
Date: Circa 1910.