Object Place: Europe, Germany
Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 3/8 in. (1 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, emerald, ruby or garnet, enamel
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Ring with a gem-set cruciform bezel. The center stone is a bezel-set, faceted emerald. The other four stones are table-cut rubies or garnets. The underside of the bezel is closed and has a carved radiating design with traces of black enamel in the recesses. The shoulders have carved decoration with black enamel. The shank is plain.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection