Medieval amethyst Bishop's stirrup ring, circa 13th century.




Medieval amethyst Bishop's stirrup ring, circa 13th century.

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Medieval amethyst Bishop's stirrup ring. Set with a rectangular faceted amethyst in a closed back rubover setting, to a raised pyramid shaped bezel and flanked by integrated shoulders which lead smoothly down to a slightly tapering slim rounded shank, approximately 2.7mm at widest point. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.1g in weight, circa 13th century.

Accompanied by documentation from the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found in Highnam, Gloucestershire, UK, on 20th September 2014. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference number GLO-A4AF88; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference number T2014806.

See Scarisbrick, D., 'Rings: Jewelry of Power, Love and Loyalty', 1907, p.237 for another example of a stirrup ring.

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Medieval amethyst Bishop's stirrup ring, circa 13th century.
Medieval amethyst Bishop's stirrup ring. Set with a rectangular faceted amethyst in a closed back rubover setting, to a raised pyramid shaped bezel and flanked by integrated shoulders which lead smoothly down to a slightly tapering slim rounded shank, approximately 2.7mm at widest point. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.1g in weight, circa 13th century. Accompanied by documentation from the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found in Highnam, Gloucestershire, UK, on 20th September 2014. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference number GLO-A4AF88; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference number T2014806. See Scarisbrick, D., 'Rings: Jewelry of Power, Love and Loyalty', 1907, p.237 for another example of a stirrup ring.
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