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Ring

Western European
17th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 3/8 in. (1 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6122

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, ruby or garnet

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a gem-set cruciform bezel. The center stone is a bezel-set, cabochon emerald. The other four stones are bezel-set, table-cut rubies or garnets. The shoulders and shank are made of three flattened gold wires twisted at the center. The bezel is soldered to the wirework.

Credit Line

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