This early Byzantine ring, circa 5th-6th centuries CE, is finely crafted in 21 Karat gold. The ring features an oval cabochon cut garnet of a deep red color set in a ribbed bezel and flanked at the shoulders by gold beads.
The bezel measures 16 x 13 mm (9/16 x 1/2 in.); the garnet – 12 x 9 mm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)
Weight 4.99 grams.
Condition: intact and perfectly wearable.
Ring size 6.75 – 7 (17 mm) sizable