Medieval garnet gold ring, circa 13th-15th century.
Medieval garnet gold ring. Set with a rectangular faceted garnet in a closed back rubover setting, to a scalloped quatrefoil bezel, the smoothly integrated shoulders leading through to a slim tapering solid rounded shank. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.4g in weight, circa 13th-15th century.
See Oman, C., 'British Rings 800-1914', plate 26A for a ring of similar design with a four cusped bezel.