Saturday, April 6, 2013

Object of the Day, Museum Edition: The Dame Joan Evans Quatrefoil Ring, 1810-20

Pearl, Diamond, and Emerald Ring
The Victoria & Albert Museum

A gold ring with a quatrefoil bezel set with a brilliant-cut diamond and half pearls, this exceptional piece featuires forked shoulders set with emeralds and half pearls.

It was made in England between 1810 and 1820 and found itself in the important collection of jewels amassed by Dame Joan Evans.

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