This post-Roman gold finger ring consists of a plain circular band, decorated with beaded filigree wires fixed to an inner hoop of gold.
South Shropshire Britonnic Finger Ring by Unknown Artist, 5th6th century
© Ludlow Museum
- Diammeter 2.6 cm; Weight 8g
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £3,500)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The design is unusual, and the ring has no parallel in British collections, making it an important artefact for future research and study.
Found by a metal detectorist in August 2012