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Ring with central aquamarine

This ring features a large radiant-cut aquamarine within a shaped bezel that is ornamented with four areas of enamelwork depicting flowers which are separated by groups of small rose-cut diamonds (20). The shank and undercarriage is engraved with floral decoration and the shoulders of the shank,...

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Mid-19th century, with donor's great great grandmother; by descent to present owner; gift to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Monica S. Sadler in honor of Suzanne Hartog-Elias

European, about 1850

Object Place


Height x width: 2.4 x 2 cm (15/16 x 13/16 in.) bezel Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.) ring shank with bezel

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, diamond, and aquamarine


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings