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Ring

Ring with a gem-set cruciform bezel. The center stone is a bezel-set, cabochon emerald. The other 4 stones are bezel-set, table-cut rubies or garnets. The shoulders and shank are made of 3 flattened wires twisted at the center. The bezel is soldered to the wirework.

Credit Line

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

Western European, 17th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

01.6122

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, ruby or garnet

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings