Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)
Height x width (bezel): 1/2 x 9/16 in. (1.3 x 1.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 11/16 in. (1.5 x 1.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, diamond and ruby (or spinel)
Not On View
Giardinetti ring with rose-cut diamonds and rubies (or spinels) with an openwork design. The bezel is silver with the exception of the gold used to mount the red stones. The undersides of the stones are closed. The decorative, gold shank is carved.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson