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POST MEDIEVAL FINGER RING

A copper alloy twisted wire finger ring. One piece of plain wire is twisted into a double hoop and formed into an elaborate knot acting as a bezel. A second piece of wire which is twisted all along its length forms a frame round the bezel. It was probably gilded originally but there are no traces of this surviving. The metal is now light brown with only slight corrosion.Geoff Egan writes: “Wire-wo…