Kelly Hosford Patterson

Kelly Hosford Patterson

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Kelly Hosford Patterson
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The Projector Ring - There’s a transparent slide installed and a lens on the opposite side. When you send a ray of light through it the ring makes a decent projector. The built-in slides can be changed at will. Awesome!

The Projector Ring - There’s a transparent slide installed and a lens on the opposite side. When you send a ray of light through it the ring makes a decent projector. The built-in slides can be change (Cool Gadgets To Make)

LATE RENAISSANCE DIAMOND CLUSTER RING WITH OPIUM COMPARTMENT, Spain?, about 1630–1640, gold, diamond. Such ring was “locket ring,” which contained miniature of loved ones or of royal or political persons. Some rings with compartments held religious relics, but others were intended to contain poison to allow the surreptitious removal of enemies or rivals by lacing their food or drink. The compartment was intended to contain an opiate in some form or other. The whole bezel represents the…

Diamond Cluster Ring with Opium Compartment - c. 1640 - diamonds and gold - “locket ring” could contain miniatures of loved ones or of royals or religious relics - others were intended to contain poison, usually an opiate - bezel represents the poppy