Ring brooch by Unknown Artist

A circular frame gold brooch on which four large oval collets alternate with four brambled bosses.


Gold & sapphire
Diameter: 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Two of the oval collets are set with blue stones, the third with a red stone and the stone from the fourth collet is lost.


Excavated at Abbey Street, Coleraine, 2001 by the Environment & Heritage Service; declared Treasure.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)