MEDIEVAL GOLD CABOCHON RING Circa 13th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a plan flat-section hoop rising to a discoid bezel with c-shaped petal elements surrounding an elliptical turquoise stone in a cabochon setting. Gold, 1
Æthelwulf ring: Wiltshire, AD 828-58: Triangular bezel depicting stylized plant motif between two birds. The hoop decorated with a quatrefoil and interlaced knot design. Æthelswith ring: West Yorkshire: Circular bezel with a beaded frame and contains a cruciform filled with leaf motifs. Within a central circle is a charming four-legged animal with a halo and the letters A and D which stand for 'Agnus Dei' (Lamb of God). The ornament on both rings is inlaid with niello to make it stand out.
Gold Viking Ringenlarge image Gold Ring discovered by a farmer This is a Yorkshire World Collections object, one of 100 chosen by young people aged 16-24, as part of the London Cultural Olympiad programme Stories of the World.