#Viking #Gold Lozenge Bezel Ring 9th-11th century AD. A finger ring formed as a lozeng-form bezel with central boss surrounded by punched decoration, four triangular, four chevrons with three pellets, triangular punch marks on the shoulder; the hoop formed as extensions of the shoulder looped around each other.
Gold ring, the oval bezel with indented border encloses a garnet cameo bust of Charles I, (1600-1649) wearing lace collar, facing three quarters towards the front. The arcaded sides of the bezel are filled with black enamel dotted with white spots, and there is a "memento mori" skull and cross bones enamelled on the back. Plain hoop with forked foliate and scrolled shoulders. Ring and cameo, English, after 1649.