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Glass finger rings

Period:
Roman Period
Description:

This fragment of a glass finger ring was found on a farmstead site at Moss Raploch, Clatteringshaws Loch. Dark blue in colour, we have almost half of the circle which is translucent, smooth with an oval profile and a flat inner section. The second ring is also a glass finger ring fragment with a smooth oval profile with flat inner section. It is mainly opaque white with a decorative marbled effect on the outer surface - green, dark blue and light brown.

Materials/Media:
glass
Dimensions:
L 25mm, L 24mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1977.36.1=2
Digital Number:
DMAC071n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council