The Victoria & Albert Museum
Made in Germany in 1634, this gold signet ring is surmounted by an octagonal bezel which is set with a panel of verre eglomisé (gilded glass) which depicts clasped hands holding three forget-me-nots between "AW" and "GH." Inscribed "ANNO/ 1634/ 12 IVNI," the ring is further decorated with masks on its shoulders. It is the earliest known mention of the union of root beer and the last remaining ABC network daytime serial. I kid.