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Renaissance Elizabethan Gentleman's Silver Finger Ring Sapphire Paste

£350.00 Approx $433.17, €406.5

Code: 10417

This is a late Renaissance silver finger ring, dating to the 16th - early 17th century A.D. The ring is set with the original blue glass gem, held within a rubbed over bezel. Such a ring would have been worn by a merchant during the period of Queen Elizabeth Ist. Today it has survived in excellent condition, suitable to be worn again with care!

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATE: c. 1550 - 1650 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Glass

RING SIZE:   9 1/2  (US)   S 3/4 (UK)

SIZE: 24mm x 22mm x 3mm (bezel 13mm x 4mm)

WEIGHT: 3.8 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection