Roman Gold Ring with a Blue Stone

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Object Description

A Roman gold finger ring with a blue moonstone inserted, surrounded by incised octagon. The band of the hoop is divided into three longitudinal fields. This type of ring with conical shoulders is a characteristic of 3rd cent. AD, as well as the octagonal border where a gem or a precious tone is usually nested. Suitable for modern wear. Finger rings were among the most popular types of jewellery in the Roman Empire, worn by men, women and children.

Object History

Ruseva-Slokoska, Lj., Roman Jewellery, 1991, Type 3, no. 203.

Object Condition

Very fine.

Object Details

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
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