Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-101425

Description

Vulcanite ring inlaid with a rectangular silver plaque.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
silver (metal)
RING

Additional Identification Number

871

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/16 in (W), 13/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.1112

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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