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Inlaid white-metal finger ring

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posted on 27.10.2021, 19:22 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Silver finger-ring, diam. 2.8cm. Loop of thick silver wire, ends butted together and flattened at top, where soldered on is the square-bezel. This has raised square cell surrounded by beaded wire collar. Originally said by Faussett to have been set with 'amber' cornelian? At either side on ring against bezel are 3 globules of silver soldered on.

History

Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 163

Object ID

M6515

Catalogue Number

M 6515

Material

white metal, inlay (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; silver, amber, cornelian) (Antiquarian Material; silver, amber)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

finger ring (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; finger ring) (Antiquarian Keyword; finger ring)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

ring

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