Posy ring messages
This page shows the inscriptions engraved on posy rings which have been in Wartski's stock since 2007.
Posy rings derive their name from the word "posy" or "Poesy" - a derivative of poetry meaning short rhyme.
'A Frindes gift'
'A kiss for peping'
'A loving wife during life'
‘A true friends Gift'
‘A true frinds guifte '
‘A Vertuous wife preserueth life '
‘A vertuous wife preseurueth life'
'After consent ever content'
‘x AMICVS x TVVS'
' As gold is pure, so love is sure'
'AS I DESERVE SO I DESIER'
'As I prove I wish your love'
AXCEPT * THIS * GIFT
'Be true in Harte'
'Bee firme in faith'
'Better Neuer than not euer'
' CERT A MON GRE '
‘Content is a treasure'
'EN BON DESIR'
'EN MI MARIE'
'Far of yet not forgot'
'Feare god love thy choyse'
'Feare not mee, i'le faithful bee'
'God above increase our love'
'God made us two one'
‘God send me always of his grace'
'Harbour a harmless [pictogram of a heart]'
'Harbor the harmless hart'
'[pictogram of a heart] and hand at your command'
'Harts United Live Contented'
'Hearts United Lives Contented'
'HOPE * IS * ME* HELPE'
‘Humility is the true Nobility’
'I am free for God & Thee'
'I cannot show the love I O'
'I give it the to think on mee'
' I have obtained whome god ordained '
'I x LIKE x MI x CHOYSE'
'I LIKE MY CHOIES ONLY'
'I like my choyce' '
'I like my choyse'
'I live in Hope'
'I love and like my choice'
'I rejoyce in the my choice'
'I with your pretty sight, will breed you much delight'
'In Christ and thee my comfort be'
'In love abide till death devide'
'In loyalty Ile live and dye'
'In thy breast my heart doth rest'
'In thy brest my heart doth rest'
‘In thee I find content of mind’
‘In thee my choyce I doe reioyce'
' In thee my choyce I do rejoyce'
'In thy sight is my delight'
'Knit in one by Christ alone '
'Let the Lord above send peace & love'
'Let this present my good intent'
‘+ LET + TRVTH + TRYALL +'
'Let love continue'
'Let us share in joy and care'
‘Let us share in Joy and Care'
‘Let vertue rule affection'
'Let vertue still direct thy will'
‘Let virtue be a guid to thee * '
'Live & Love'
'Love is my joy'
'Love is the bond of peace'
'love never dies where vertu lies'
'Loue to be louved'
'Moe love to Myne' More love to Mine'
'My gift is myselfe'
'my hart is thine'
'My love by this presented is'
' My .loue .to .the. sal. endless. be '
‘No gift like good will'
'No riches like content'
'Noe recompence but love'
'None Can Preuent the Lord's Intent'
‘Not the value but my love’
'Not the vallue but my love'
‘Of earthli joyse thou art my choys'
‘Oh hurt noty [heart pictogram] whose only joy thou art'
'One chosen both happy'
'Rather dye then faith denye'
'Remember the giver'
‘Sith hands and hart with one Consent
‘Some love in earnest, some in jest,
'The god of peace our love increase'
'* THE HART SAW * THE LOVE CHOSEN *
'The Lord us Bless with Good Success'
'The loue is trew that I O U'
'The Love of thee is life to me'
'The ring is round & hath no end so is my love for thy'
'True love is endless'
'True love will not remove'
'UBI AMOR IBI FIDES'
'United hearts death only parts'
'Vertue paseth ryches'
'Wee joine our harts in God'
'Wee joyne our love in God above'
'When this you se remember me'
'Yield and Conquer'
'You and I will Lovers dye'
'You have my hart'
‘You never knew a heart more true '
An early eighteenth century posy ring we wish we had owned was inscribed
'Meet me at midnight'
Posy Rings currently in stock can be found on our Fine Jewellery page