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

Related Items

Title Child's vulcanite ring Accession Number 1938.1111
Title Vulcanite ring Accession Number 1938.1112

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

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.