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Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Yorkshire Museum buys rare sapphire ring
A rare sapphire ring, discovered by a metal detector enthusiast, has been bought by the Yorkshire Museum.
The museum has raised £35,000 to purchase the piece of jewellery, which archaeologists described as a "spectacular" find.
The ring, found near York and measuring 2.5cm across, could have been made as early as the 7th Century.
26 September 2011 at 08:56
really looks great. It may have come from the time of kings in the 18th century.
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