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1924.903 (RS6927)

Description

Gold ring with open-work shoulders, center set with a square green faceted stone surrounded by a row of seed pearls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"GWVC" (Engraved)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Ring
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
7/16 in (W), 11/16 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.903
GUSN
101382
Reference Notes
For more information on the use of colored gems see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 202-208.
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