The Warminster Jewel by Unknown Artist

Jewel: rock crystal in gold cruciform setting with blue glass cabachon inlay, back pierced with gold rivet affixed to gold disc; gold shaft for ivory or wood pointer


Gold, rock crystal and blue glass cabachon
Art Fund grant:
£24,184 ( Total: £102,170; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
David Rylett (through Christie's)


Found in field near Cley Hill, Warminster.

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £8)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 5pm (May – Sept)
Bank Holidays, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec, and 1 Jan