This charming small gold annular brooch is decorated with six semi-precious stones, which are unusually still in place.
Annular brooch by Unknown Artist, 13th–early 14th century
© Market Hall Museum
- Gold, sapphire & garnet/ruby
- Diameter: 2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £700 ( Total: £2,800)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
It was found in Warwickshire and is the first brooch of this type to be recorded in the county. It enhances the Museum's small, but significant group of items of personal ornament from the Medieval period.
Found by a metal detectorist near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire and declared Treasure in 2009.
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