India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
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.enquiry