Description & Technical information
This ring has a bezel in the form of a floral calyx of six petals, which supports a hexagonal base and a collar ornamented with six gold pellets at the corners. The bezel joins the hoop by means of a decorative knop. The hoop, however, is a broad band decorated with an openwork floral scroll bordered on either side with beaded wire. The original gem of calcified glass is lost.
Date: 6th-7th century
Period: Middle Ages, 6th century, 7th century
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