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Small Ancient Roman Period Gold Garnet Cabochon Ring Antique

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Small Ancient Roman Period Gold Garnet Cabochon Ring A beautiful example of a Roman garnet cabochon-set gold ring! It displays a Type 2b Roman Gaul finger-ring shape (Guiraud classification) which dates the ring to between the 1st century BCE and 3rd century CE. The gold hoop is hollow in nature and widens towards the middle of the pointed bezel. The centre is set with a garnet cabochon 5.5mm in diameter. The ring is a particularly small size (UK size E 1/4) There are small dents in the gold and cracks to the stone commensurate with age, see photos. Tests as 21-23k gold, 2.71g. The stone measures 5.5mm diameter and the bezel measures 10.6mm from North to South. UK size E 1/4 / US size 3 (very small!)

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