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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    1730-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with a brilliant-cut diamond and a ruby surrounded by emeralds in silver collets

  • Museum number:

    8543-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 12, shelf A, box 5

Physical description

Gold ring, with a heart shaped openwork bezel set with a brilliant-cut diamond and a ruby surrounded by emeralds in silver collets, with chased flowers and leaves on the shoulders

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

1730-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with a brilliant-cut diamond and a ruby surrounded by emeralds in silver collets

Dimensions

Height: 2 cm, Width: 1.8 cm, Depth: 1.6 cm

Descriptive line

Gold ring, with a heart shaped openwork bezel set with a brilliant-cut diamond and a ruby surrounded by emeralds in silver collets, with chased flowers and leaves on the shoulders, Western Europe, 1730-60.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Munn, Geoffrey 'The triumph of love', (London, 1993), p. 57

Materials

Gold; Diamond; Ruby; Emerald; Silver

Techniques

Lapidary

Subjects depicted

Love; Heart; Floral patterns; Openwork

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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