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Gold ring with shaped shoulders, center set with garnets and seed pearls in a rosette design.
JewelryRing, FingerRing, Finger
"Edward E. Oakes, 380 Albion St., Wakefield, Mass. Designer and maker of hand wrought jewelry."\n
Title Ring Accession Number 1995.426
Title Ring Accession Number 1995.427
Adornment; Body Adornments
3/8 (W), 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Elsie Allen
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
For more information on the use of colored gems see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 202-208.