A gold stamped finger-ring found near Horsington, Lincolnshire. (c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 2.0
Gold Finger-Ring (BH-59ECD3)
A gold stamped finger-ring found near Horsington, Lincolnshire
An Anglo-Scandinavian gold finger-ring decorated with a punched a lozenge-shaped pattern of six triangles with central dots, surrounded by a circumferential band of punched rectangles with two dots. The ends of the wires are hooked, showing that they would originally have been twisted together. Rings like this with knotted ends are typically Scandinavian.