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  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with diamond, rubies, emeralds, pearls, turquoise

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  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This ring was described as 16th-century Italian when it was acquired by the Museum in 1894. Its general appearance suggests that it may be Asian in origin

Physical description

Heavy gold ring with a conical bezel set with a central diamond surrounded by numerous other gems in a symmetrical pattern which runs down over each shoulder. The stones are separated by beaded strips which continue round the outside of the shank.

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with diamond, rubies, emeralds, pearls, turquoise

Descriptive line

Gold ring set with numerous gems


Gold; Diamond; Ruby; Emerald; Pearl; Turquoise


Jewellery; Metalwork


Metalwork Collection

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