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Ring with a cabochon ruby surrounded by rose-cut diamonds. The high, openwork gallery has traces of black enamel. The shoulders and part of the shank have carved decoration. Low gold bezels and gold beads keep the stones in place. The underside of the bezel is closed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Western European, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, ruby, diamonds and enamel




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings