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Ring with a wide bezel set with a garnet cluster. The bezel is flanked by triple settings of the same stone. All stones are squarish and table-cut. The central stone has a beaded border along the bottom edge of the bezel and is secured by wire to the underside of the closed bezel. The border of...

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The shank has two impressed marks: ?658 and a radiating star

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, garnet (?)




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings