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Anglo-Saxon Finger Ring, 7thC - 8thC AD. Gold finger-ring; broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire, simulating plaiting and diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets. Principal motive may be a quatrefoil, pellets in centre and interspaces forming a cross pattee. | ↳THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Right Gold finger-ring; broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Gorgeous granulation. This finely worked Anglo-Saxon gold ring was found near West Dereham in #Norfolk in the 1960’s! collection at @Lynn_Museum #ArtGold

Gorgeous granulation. This finely worked Anglo-Saxon gold ring was found near West Dereham in #Norfolk in the 1960’s! collection at @Lynn_Museum #ArtGold

Disk Brooch, early 600s
Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England
Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello

Disk Brooch, Anglo-Saxon, c. early Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England

Æthelwulf Ring, (Laverstock: Found in a cart rut.) ca. 828-858, Late Anglo-Saxon. The British Museum.

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

Three Anglo-Saxon pendants and brooch, gold & garnet inlay, early 7th century

Bizzare because somehow they look new:/ Three Anglo-Saxon pendants, gold & garnet inlay, early century

Disk Brooch, early 600s Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello

Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello

Ring: ca. 7th century-8th century, middle Anglo-Saxon, gold, "broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets. Principal motive may be a quatrefoil, pellets in centre and interspaces forming a cross pattee."

broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets.

This most spectacular item is a stunning gold ring with a lozenge-shaped bezel set with a garnet gem which is in near-perfect condition. Anglo-Saxon 7th century AD.

Anglo-Saxon gold ring, c. - lozenge-shaped bezel set with garnet gem in near-perfect condition

Gold Sea Horse from the Staffordshire Hoard  --  the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found.  In excess of 3,500 separate items were discovered in a Staffordshire, England field in July of 2009.

Gold Sea Horse from the Staffordshire Hoard (VIIè et VIIIè s), the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. In excess of separate items were discovered in a Staffordshire, England field in July of

British Museum, London Sutton Hoo ship burial, early Anglo-Saxon period - shoulder clasps

Sutton Hoo Shoulder Clasp -- Centuries -- Belonging to the British Museum, London.

Anglo-Saxon gold cross pendant, early seventh century. M.64-1904, from excavations at King's Field, Faversham.

Anglo-Saxon gold Cross pendant, early seventh century, from excavations at King's Field, Faversham, Kent - Fitzwilliam Museum

Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Kingston Down belt brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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