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'Giardinetto' (Flower) Ring

Giardinetti ring with gem-set blossoms. The gems are rose-cut diamonds, rubies and an emerald. The openwork, silver bezel is closed under the gems and the mount for the largest diamond is riveted to the underside. The shoulders have applied gold leaves and the gold shank is ribbed.

Credit Line

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

Western European, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond, ruby, emerald




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings