Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 5/8 in. (1.1 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 3/4 in. (1.5 x 1.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Ring with filigree and pearl bezel. The bezel consists of two rows of pearls threaded on a gold pin and set in gold channels. The pearls are surrounded by twisted wires made into circles and soldered onto a thin, pierced gold substrate. The shank has ribbed decoration, star-shaped and circular elements applied on the surface.
Stamped hallmark on edge of shoulder
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection