Rings for the Finger: From the Earliest Known Times to the Present, with Full Descriptions of the Origin, Early Making, Materials, the Archæology, History, for Affection, for Love, for Engagement, for Wedding, Commemorative, Mourning, Etc

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Dover, 1973 - Crafts & Hobbies - 381 pages
"Rings of office and power, notorious poison-bearing rings, wedding and graduation rings and many other types are covered in this excellent study tracing the origins, uses and history of this timeless ornament. Also described are methods of ring-making from earliest times to today, materials and gems used in rings, and more." - product description.

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Contents

CHAPTER PAGE
1
H FORMS OF RINGS AND MATERIALS OF WHICH THEY
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The Materials of Rings
95
Copyright

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