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Ring

This modernist ring has a symmetrical, elongated bezel set with a fancy-cut beryl in a laddered design. The gold shank is wide and has a soft, satin finish. It is a collaborative work by gem sculptor Tom Munsteiner and his goldsmith wife, Jutta Munsteiner.

Marks

750 and maker's mark on underside of shoulder

Provenance

1999, designed and created by Tom and Jutta Munsteiner, Germany; 2012, gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner

German, 1999

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/2 x 5/8 in.) bezel

Accession Number

2012.842

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt) and yellow beryl (7.48 carats)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings