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Ring

Ring with twinned hearts set with stag teeth. The teeth are the upper eye-teeth of the animal and were considered amuletic and symbolic of strength and courage. The teeth are bezel set and three green pastes and five red pastes embellish the bezel and shoulders. Three pendant charms, a lock...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Engagement Ring

South German, 19th century

Object Place

Tirol, Austria

Accession Number

18.73

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass, animal tooth

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings