Latten

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A Latten and Amethyst Ring circa 1400. Image courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Latten is an copper alloy that was used extensively throughout the Middle Ages into the late 18th century. It was used to craft decorative details on metalwork, fabricate flatware and livery and as an inexpensive material in the production of finger rings, particularly the widely worn signet ring.

Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques