Rings inscribed are known as 'posy' rings (from 'poesy', or poetry). Such inscriptions can be in Latin or in French, both languages fairly widely understood or spoken by the elite in Western Europe. Love inscriptions often repeat each other, which suggests that goldsmiths used stock phrases. Perhaps the most commonly found inscription is 'Amor Vincit Omnia', a motto found on a brooch worn by the flirtatious Prioress in Chaucer's Prologue to the 'Canterbury Tales', written around 1390.
The Latin phrase amor vincit omnia translates as 'love conquers all', a motto known to all students of English literature as the one engraved on the brooch worn by the Prioress in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. This ring is a faithful recreation of the original, now in the collections of the British Museum. £35.00
Every women wants to be a princess. A doting New York husband with a wife obsessed with tiaras notices this piece and decided this was a good start for his Princess. For all the men out there we can make something that will makes your princess special. This design is vines and bird motifs with the inscription 'Amor Vincit Omnia' which mean 'Love Conquers All', what a guy.