ROMAN GEMSTONE RING
Roman Empire, 2nd-3rd century AD

gold and garnet
Circumference 46-47 mm.; weight 4 gr.; US size 4 ; UK size H

   
USD 5,500.00
   

This particular type of ring, in favor during the Roman Imperial period, relates to Hellenistic prototypes.  Establishing a chronology is difficult because few such rings have a reliable provenance attested by archaeologists. The simple design of this ring in solid gold sets off the cabochon garnet advantageously.  

Reference Number: 293