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Gold ring with shaped shoulders, center set with garnets and seed pearls in a rosette design.
"Edward E. Oakes, 380 Albion St., Wakefield, Mass. Designer and maker of hand wrought jewelry."
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.