Product Description: This Elizabeth I Signet Ring is made from lead-free pewter that is 22ct gold plated and has a lion on the head and clasped hands on the shanks. The ring size can be changed to make it larger or smaller. The ring is held in a clear blister mounted to an information card. The front of the information card has a portrait image of Elizabeth I. On the reverse it provides a brief history of jewellery in Tudor times.
Information: Jewellery was a big part of Tudor fashion for those who were rich and important because it showed both their wealth and status.
The most common types of jewellery were rings, brooches, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. These were made from gold and silver and were often inlaid with precious stones.