A ring with a circular bezel divided into four with a fine beaded wire framing four collared settings of glass beads.
Finger ring by Unknown Artist, 7th century
© Abingdon County Hall Museum
- Gold with settings of glass beads
- 1.5 x 1.6 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £4,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The hoop is partly flattened and distorted. It shows rare evidence of a personal belonging from the middle stratum of society below the aristocracy but above the peasant or similar craftsman level.
Found in Abingdon, Oxfordshire and declared Treasure in 2002.
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