Rings were not only popular jewellery, but could also be signs of power and dignity. Depending on the customers budget, rings were made of non-ferrous or precious metals. There were also special rings that were said to protect against disease and misfortune.
Title: Gilded ring
Date: Middle Age
Location: Hamburg-Altstadt, Große Reichenstraße
Provenance: Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg, Hamburg Museum