EUROPEAN PILGRIM’S RING C.500-800 AD
Gilt bronze with narrow band flared at the shoulders, supporting rounded bezel with line border and four circles and incised medial representing the five wounds of Christ. Small, size 1/2. 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 certificate of authenticity.