This is a nice medieval silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the 15th - 16th century A.D. The ring has an openwork hoop set with a blue glass gemstone. The ring is in good condition with much of the original gold gilding worn away. It does has a split lower hoop but is intact and unrestored from excavation.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 15th - 16th century A.D.
MATERIAL: Silver-gilt & Glass
RING SIZE: 8 (US) Q (UK)
SIZE: 25mm x 23mm x 4mm (bezel 8mm x 9mm x 5mm)
WEIGHT: 4.44 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cambridge. United Kingdom.
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