Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-101382

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
glass (material)
Ring

Inscription

"GWVC" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

828

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/16 in (W), 11/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.903

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.