Gold Signet Ring with Virgin and Child Date: century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fourteenth century Byzantine gold ring. The edge of the bezel is engraved with “mirror writing” with typical letters used in the fourteenth century , the middle is with a armorial bird and star. Diameter of bezel : 13 mm
Signet-ring of the Black Prince Gold (originally enameled) and ruby, late century. Found in Montpensier (Auvergne, France), 1866
.14-15 century signet ring, Italian. Gold signet-ring; hoop richly chased with floral designs on which are scrolls with inscription. Octagonal bezel with revolving centre set with sard and sapphire on swivel; sapphire engraved in intaglio with male head and sard with eagle to left. Engraved inscription on border.
An art deco sapphire and diamond dress ring, circa 1925 The central circular-cut sapphire within an octagonal surround of millegrain-set single-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately carat total, ring size L½