TUDOR/RENAISSANCE RING, 15TH-17TH CENTURY, SIZE 8 1/4
English, gilt bronze, size 8 1/4 with rounded face band 3.1mm flaring broadly to the chevron stippled shoulders. Raised diamond-shaped bezel with further raised diamond centered, enclosing a cross. Both with stipple-banded borders. See Ancient Rings, T N Pollio, p.116 for a near-identical example with remnants of the gold plate surface. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.