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Wedding ring

19th century

Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland


Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm) Height x width: 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2.1 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Marriage ring with a diamond-shaped bezel, repoussée design and three pendant hoops. The bezel design consists of a heart pierced by two arrows surmounted by two confronting birds. The design is in a faux beaded border. Three hoops are soldered to the bezel and from these are suspended three large movable hoops. The shoulders have a stylized, foliate design and the shank has ribbed borders.

Credit Line

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