Requires Photography


Probably Spanish
18th–19th century

Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)


Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.7 x 2 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Ring with a circular bezel set with an emerald cluster. The stones are bezel-set and of varying shapes. All are table-cut. The central stone has a beaded border along the bottom of the bezel. It is raised above the other stones and secured by rivets to the underside of the closed bezel. The shoulders have engraved decoration and the shank is plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson