Fanny Brawne’s engagement ring, 1820s


Fanny Brawne‘s engagement ring, ca. 1820

The engagement ring which John Keats gave to Fanny Brawne. Fanny Brawne wore the ring until her death in 1865. The stone is an almandine (a type of garnet), set in a gold openwork scrolled shouldered hoop.

Via: Woodlandhoney

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  1. […] Star” was a sonnet Keats penned for his muse, Brawne, to whom he was engaged, although sadly it was called off because he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. In January of […]

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