Signet rings are also known as seal rings since the flat surface of the ring could be dipped in wax and used to literally seal paperwork to show it hadn’t been tampered with in transit.
Signet rings are popular family gifts, a coming or age present from a father to his son. Signet rings can be given on important occasions such as an 18th birthday or 21st birthday. Signet rings often contain family crests and can be engraved with the family name or initials. (more…)