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Jewellery, small gold ring with blue stone

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A small gold ring with a blue stone in an original paper mache box c1900
Object Registration
01453
Keywords
jewellery, costume jewellery, early settlers, moorabbin shire, bentleigh, mckinnon, ormond, cheltenham,
Historical information
Women wear rings to denote their marital status or as a fashion statement. They may be small or large, valuable or costume, or part of the overall accessories to accompany their outfit. Some stones have significance or may have sentimental attraction.
When Made
c1900
Made By
Unrecorded jeweller (Maker)
Significance
A small gold ring that is typical of the jewellery worn by early settler women in Moorabbin Shire c1900
Last updated
21 Jun 2020 at 9:12PM