Object Place: Europe, Germany
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)
Medium or Technique
Gold, emerald, ruby or garnet
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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.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection