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Giardinetto ring

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Western European, about 1750

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond and ruby (or spinel)




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings