Medieval Spanish Gold Finger Ring Emerald Paste
This is a nice medieval Spanish gold finger ring, dating to the 13th - 15th century A.D. It is set with a wonderful green emerald paste gemstone, complete with a magical symbol or rune to the bezel. This ring was discovered near Granada in Spain, dating to pre Reconquista by Ferdinand and Isabella. The ring is intact and wearable with a nice patina from the excavation.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 1250 - 1450 A.D.
MATERIAL: Gold & Emerald paste
RING SIZE: 6 (US) M (UK)
SIZE: 20.72mm x 18.79mm x 2.95mm (bezel 12.49mm x 9.33mm x 5.32mm)
WEIGHT: 2.98 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. F. Castellano collection, Madrid. Originally found in La Malahá near Granada.