Medieval ruby ring. Set with a square table cut natural unenhanced ruby in a closed back rubover and claw setting with an approximate weight of 0.35 carats, to a quatrefoil stirrup shaped bezel with four curving cusps, flanked by broad integrated smoothly conforming shoulders with incised chevron detailing which lead through to a solid D-shape shank with fine dotted borders, approximately 6mm at widest point. Tested yellow gold, approximately 2.7g in weight, circa late 14th century.
Accompanied by documentation stating that the ring was found whilst metal detecting at Vijverbroekstraat, Neeritter, Netherlands, in September 2015, reference 4011024100.
See Scarisbrick/Henig, 'Finger Rings' p.31 for a peridot set ring of similar type.