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Puzzle ring

18th century

Gold puzzle ring of seven copper-coloured gold hoops moulded on the outside, interlaced at the bezel to join all seven hoops together

15.9 mm internal ring diameter; 3.05 g weight

Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897; WA1897.CDEF.F614

Taylor and Scarisbrick, Finger Rings from Ancient Egypt to the present day, 1978, no. 728