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Ring

Unknown1795/1804

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The ritual gift of a ring during the Jewish marriage ceremony goes back to ancient times but is only documented since about 1400. The Hebrew inscription (‘Mazel Tov’) on the ring wishes good luck.

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Details

  • Title: Ring
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1795/1804
  • Location: Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: Diameter: 2.8 cm
  • Medium: Gold wire

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