Requires Photography

Cluster Ring

Western European
17th century

Object Place: Europe, Italy


Height x width (bezel): 1/2 x 5/8 in. (1.2 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 13/16 in. (1.6 x 2 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond, enamel

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Cluster ring set with eleven diamond chips. The central mount is raised and riveted to the underside of the closed gold bezel. The center stone is surrounded by eight bezel-set diamond chips of varying shapes. The rosette is flanked by two bezel-set chips. The stone setting are all silver and the vertical gallery has traces of black and white enamel. The shoulders have carved decoration with traces of black, white and pink enamel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection