Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 5/8 in. (0.6 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
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Ring with a bezel-set carnelian. The bezel surround consists of a series of small, carved curls. The curl motif is repeated on the shoulders. The underside of the bezel is open. The oval stone is raised with a curved surface. There is wear to the stone. The shank is plain. Possible traces of pigment in the deeply carved area.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection