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.
750 and maker's mark on underside of shoulder
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)
Gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner
Length x width: 3.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/2 x 5/8 in.) bezel
Medium or Technique
Gold (18 kt) and yellow beryl (7.48 carats)