Viking rune ring from the 8th -10th century found in Cumbria, England. The inscription is most likely a religious prayer or magical charm

(Gold finger-ring, engraved with a runic inscription. Late Anglo-Saxon, found in Cumbria, England. I'm using for Jaime's ring in my WiP,

LATE RENAISSANCE DIAMOND CLUSTER RING WITH OPIUM COMPARTMENT, Spain?, about 1630–1640, gold, diamond. Such ring was “locket ring,” which contained miniature of loved ones or of royal or political persons. Some rings with compartments held religious relics, but others were intended to contain poison to allow the surreptitious removal of enemies or rivals by lacing their food or drink. The compartment was intended to contain an opiate in some form or other. The whole bezel represents the…

Diamond Cluster Ring with Opium Compartment - c. 1640 - diamonds and gold - “locket ring” could contain miniatures of loved ones or of royals or religious relics - others were intended to contain poison, usually an opiate - bezel represents the poppy

Celtic mirror, bronze, c. 50 BCE/50 CE  The Desborough Mirror Celtic (England) The British Museum

Decorated bronze mirror Iron Age, 50 BC - AD 50 From Desborough, Northamptonshire, England A highlight of British La Tène / Celtic Art

An antique black enamel and fourteen karat gold bracelet  comprising six enamel and gold plaques in a stylized fluer-de-lys design, framed by granulated openwork scrolls, accented with alternating granulated gold floral spacers; with French import mark; weighing approximately: 39.0grams; length: 7in.

An antique black enamel and fourteen karat gold bracelet comprising six enamel and gold plaques in a stylized fluer-de-lys design, framed by granulated openwork scrolls, accented with alternating granulated gold floral spacers; with French import mark;

Medieval gold and sapphire ring

Medieval gold and sapphire ring. Cabochon sapphire / pebble cut / in gold ring ca 1300

Ring, (now Ukraine). Scythian Culture. 4th century BC, The State Hermitage Museum, Russia

World Heritage on

Scythian gold ring, (Scythian Culture, now Ukraine). century BC, The State Hermitage Museum, Russia

Byzantine ring, Cloisonné enamel, gold

Circular Fragment with a Vine Scroll Motif Date: Culture: Byzantine Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold Accession Number:

Engraved posy ring, ‘ALLE MY TRVST’, 16th century.

An 18 carat yellow gold half round band, the exterior engraved with a central band of crosshatching flanked by beaded and plain borders, the interior engraved ‘

My favorite Posey Ring ever! circa 1500

'Posy' ring, gold, the circular hoop engraved with inscriptions in black lettering, on the exterior my.trust, separated by a cross and stars; on the interior +hert. Place of Origin: England;

Inside the locket bezel: 18th Century French Ring with enamel carnival mask. Inside is the message “Pour Vous Tout Seule” (For You All Alone)

Inside the locket bezel: 18th Century French Ring... - marieantoinettesplayhouse

Inside the locket bezel: Mid Century French Ring with enamel carnival mask. Inside is the message "Pour Vous Tout Seule" ("For You All Alone")

Minoans- Aigina Treasure ring 1850-1550BC British Museum

Minoans- Aigina Treasure ring ~The square knot that later became the wedding knot and Hercules knot.

A ring found from the ship wrecked Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha, ca 1622.

A ring found from the ship wrecked Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha, ca

The Aethelwulf ring.  Gold/niello.  Late Anglo-Saxon (828-858).  Found in a cart rut, Laverstock, Wiltshire.  Inscription: + ETHELVVLF RX.  Diam 2.8 cm.  British Museum.

centuriespast: “ Æthelwulf Ring Found/Acquired Laverstock, Found in a cart rut. Late Anglo-Saxon The British Museum ”

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