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Ring

Norwegian
19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 3/4 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.586

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Wedding ring with nine dangling pendants arranged in a cluster. All but one pendant are attached to a movable hoop that consists of thin wire coils with a soldered bead at the head. The circular bezel is a separate unit with coiled wire and bead decoration on the perimeter. The central dangling pendant is a flat, traingular charm. The shoulders and shank are a continuous, flat band with “C” and “S” curve decoration.

Markings

There is an impressed mark inside the shoulder.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike