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German (Schwäbisch Gmünd)
19th century

Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria


Height x width (bezel): 1.6 x 1.6 cm (5/8 x 5/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver, verre églomisé

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Ring with a purple glass “gem” and beaded border. The center, table-cut “gem” is bezel-set and surrounded by a beaded border set on coiled circles. This unit is attached to the bezel by two folded tabs. The shoulders have applied decoration in the form of blossoms with red-glass gem centers, leaves and stems. The centers of the blossoms are mechanically secured to the underside by folded tabs. The shank has carved decoration.


There are two impressed marks on the shank

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection