Object Place: Europe, France (?)
Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 1/4 in. (0.8 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 3/4 in. (1.8 x 1.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, diamond, ruby
Not On View
Ring with a central, stylized daisy set with a small diamond. The stone is a rose-cut in a circular gold bezel. The petals are silver. The underside of the diamond is closed. On the shoulders are two faceted rubies in gold, floral-shaped bezels. Below the rubies are two additional blossoms in silver. The gold shank is very thin. Foliage below these flowers are made of green gold.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection