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A BYZANTINE GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO RING   CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.   The hollow gold hoop with scrolling foliate shoulders, with raised rectangular bezel, the cameo carved in two layers, white on black, with clasped right hands (dextrarum iunctio), the female hand on left wearing bracelet, a Greek inscription below reading, 'Concord', a garland above  1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide

A BYZANTINE GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO RING , CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

A fifth-century Byzantine gold and agate cameo ring with clasped right hands (dextrarum iunctio), the female hand on left wearing bracelet, a Greek inscription below reading, 'Concord', a garland above.

A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS RING   CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.   The hoop composed of two bands of triple wires woven together with beaded wire edge, the square bezel with green glass inlay  5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) wide

A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS RING CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D. The hoop composed of two bands of triple wires woven together with beaded wire edge, the square bezel with green glass inlay 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) wide

Ring with cameo of clasped hands Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Imperial Period, century CE

ROMAN FRAGMENTARY AGATE CAMEO   CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.   Carved in two layers, orange on white, preserving the forepart of a fish, possibly a red mullet, the eyes, mouth, and scales naturalistically rendered; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting  ½ in. (1.3 cm.) long; ring size 9½

ROMAN FRAGMENTARY AGATE CAMEO CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. Carved in two layers, orange on white, preserving the forepart of a fish, possibly a red mullet, the eyes, mouth, and scales naturalistically rendered; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting ½ in. (1.3 cm.) long; ring size 9½

ROMAN GOLD WEDDING RING WITH A BLUE AGATE CAMEO OF TWO CLASPED HANDS, 1st century A.D.

Late Hellenistic blue agate cameo of two clasped hands set into an antique gold ring. With the Greek inscription: OMONOIA (together). The bezel with a braided wire surround; the shank with applied beading. A rare use of an agate cameo.

BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS Circa 10th-12th century AD. A pair of gold lunate earrings each with a twisted wire loop and floral stud pin supporting a hollow bifid crescent pendant with granule decoration in lines, lozenges and flowers. Gold

Byzantine gold earrings, c. A pair of gold lunate earrings each with a twisted wire loop and floral stud pin supporting a hollow bifid crescent pendant with granule decoration in lines, lozenges and flowers.

Roman Gemstone Ring, late 4th or 5th century, Roman or perhaps Byzantine. Gold, amethyst, and pearl. Bezel 15 x 13 x 13 mm. and 7 x 7 x 13 mm.; circumference 63 mm.; weight 12.2 gr. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Roman Gemstone Ring, late or century, Roman or perhaps Byzantine. Gold, amethyst, and pearl. Bezel 15 x 13 x 13 mm. and 7 x 7 x 13 mm. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Frankish Garnet Finger,  7th century, gold, garnet cabochon

Frankish Garnet Finger RingDate: century Geography: Made in Northern France Culture: Frankish Medium: Gold, garnet cabochon

Gold and cameo glass ring, 1st-2nd century A.D., Roman Culture. Made of gold and glass.

Gold and cameo glass ring Period:Early or Mid Imperial century CE Culture:Roman, Cypriot

Finger ring made of cast gold with a feline head, 1300-1521, Mixtec. Copyright the Trustees of the British Museum.

Aztec finger ring made of cast gold with a feline head, Mixtec. Copyright the Trustees of the British Museum.

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