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Metal detecting find from Holland. Dated anywhere from 11th to 16th century but most likely 13th/14the century. Obviously high carat gold and the stone looks like emerald but could be glass.

from Telegraph.co.uk

Treasure hunter finds medieval diamond ring

Treasure hunter finds medieval diamond ring A medieval gold ring with a rare black diamond set inside it was found by a tresure hunter using a metal detector in a muddy field.

Three of twenty-two finger-rings forming part of a remarkable hoard of late-Roman gold jewellery and silver tableware found near Thetford, Norfolk, in 1979. #Norfolk #Rome #Roman #Thetford.

Two flower shaped rings one originally set with seven cabochon emeralds; the other is enamelled and set with garnets. The form of these two rings was inspired by Spanish fashions. Two gold finger rings set with a sapphire. Blue traditionally has a spiritual significance and symbolises purity; the sapphire is one of the stones used in ecclesiastical rings. And in the centre, gold finger ring set with a large table-cut diamond in enamelled gold setting, the white champlevé enamel is decorated…