Medieval Silver Gilt Finger Ring, Finningham

A silver gilt finger ring dating to the late Medieval period, c. 1400-1500. This particular form of ring is iconographic, meaning that it displays artistic images strongly connected with religious belief. It is an ornate piece, manufactured in silver and then lavishly gilded so as to give the impression of being solid gold. The baseContinue reading “Medieval Silver Gilt Finger Ring, Finningham”

Roman Intaglio Finger Ring, Mid Suffolk

An intaglio finger ring dating to the Late Roman period (4th Century AD), discovered at a site in Mid Suffolk. It is possible that it was deposited as part of a burial. The hoop of the ring has been formed out of a gold strip, the delicate design on the ring has been formed outContinue reading “Roman Intaglio Finger Ring, Mid Suffolk”