Gold and sapphire finger ring, found by a metal detectorist in York and just purchased by the Yorkshire Museum; almost certainly belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty, very senior clergy or a leading member of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy
Finger Ring Date: century Culture: English Medium: Gold and sapphire Dimensions: Overall: 1 x x in. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1994 Accession Number: This artwork
(Roman) Gold ring with red jasper intaglio features open gold wire work on ring, held together with pellets. ca century CE. Bezel is mounted from back decorative rim and folded up on intaglio. internal diameter of band.