Jewish marriage ring  16th century  Gold Jewish marriage ring, the hoop stamped with groups of four trefoils punched with chevron borders; the rectangular edicule with sixteen pierced windows, steep gabled roof and six pinnacles (one lost). One side pierced with Hedrew inscription, Mazal tov (good luck).

Jewish marriage ring 16th century Gold Jewish marriage ring, the hoop stamped with groups of four trefoils punched with chevron borders; the rectangular edicule with sixteen pierced windows, steep gabled roof and six pinnacles (one lost). One side pierced with Hedrew inscription, Mazal tov (good luck).

A possibly nineteenth-century Austrian gilt-silver Jewish wedding ring incorporating a symbolic house with a star of David. (The Israel Museum)

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the leading art and archaeology museums in the world.

Jewish wedding ring, 19th century.  The symbolism of clasped hands or a heart on a betrothal or wedding ring is a Western European tradition, but  the clasping of an architectural structure is an iconographic feature characteristic of Jewish marriage rings.

The symbolism of clasped hands or a heart on a betrothal or wedding ring is a Western European tradition, but the clasping of an architectural structure is an iconographic feature characteristic of Jewish marriage rings.

Castle on a ring...

Old-Fashioned Jewish Wedding Ring--the use of a wedding ring in a Jewish ceremony began in the century.

14th Century Jewish Wedding Rings and Objects of Matrimony Marriage Casket, Ketubot, Mahzor images, Communal Wedding Rings, Treasure Troves from Plague Programs 1349-51, Synagogue Mikvah Architectual Fragments, Double Kiddush Cups:

JAMM: The Jewish Art Museum of Minnesota: Century Jewish Wedding Rings and Objects of Matrimony

Antique Jewish Wedding Rings.

antique Jewish wedding rings (You could definitely poke someone's eye out with these, but I like them.

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