Medieval Rings

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The Economist

This article walks us through the “Treasures & Talismans” exhibition at the Cloisters, zooming into some of the highlights including and a skull and crossbones memento mori ring and a 15th-century painting by Petrus Christus.


Treasures and Talismans: Rings from the Griffin Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents "Treasures and Talismans." The exhibition showcases about fifty rings of exceptional artistic quality and historical importance.


Take This Ring: Medieval and Renaissance Rings from the Griffin Collection

Following rings from the mine to the modern private collection, this catalogue of approximately fifty rings explores the roles rings played within social relations and considers how these roles transform rings into multifaceted, richly symbolic objects.