Georgian goldposy ring 'Loue never dies where vertue lies'. The plain yellow gold D-shape band engraved in italic script 'Loue never dies where vertue lies', approximately 4mm in width. Tested yellow gold, maker's mark 'Y' within a square punch, approximately 3.95g in weight, circa 18th century.
See Joan Evans' catalogue of posy mottos 'English Posies and Posy Rings', 1931, p. 74 for different variations on the spelling of this posy. The exact spelling of this motto is not recorded.