EUROPEAN PILGRIM’S RING C.500-800 AD
Gilt bronze with narrow band flared at the shoulders, supporting rounded bezel with line border and five circles representing the five wounds of Christ. Size 10 ¾. Worn by pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land before travel was restricted by Muslims, leading to the Crusades. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.