• VGIJ-ring
  • VGIJ-ring

Ring

This gold ring is kundan set with seven polka, rose cut diamonds to form a rosette bordered with pearls. The band of the ring is decorated with multi colored enamel in a floral motif.

Most probably, this ring was part of a HATHPHUL, hand ornament, which is an elaborate jewel for the hand, HATH, comprising of four finger rings and an ARSI, thumb, ring, each linked by a chain to a center piece, PHUL, decorating the back of the hand and is attached to a wristlet.

Research report by The Netherlands Gemological Laboratory available on request.

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Period

circa 1900

Origin

India, Rajasthan, Jaipur