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.
VIKING GOLD PUNCH DECORATED RING. 9th-11th century CE. A sturdy Viking period finger ring decorated with offset pellet-in-triangle punchmarks within borders of pellets. Gold, 24.80 grams, 27 mm external diameter (approximate size UK Y, USA 12, Europe 27.51, Japan 26). Very fine condition. Rare.