Gimmel Ring

Gimmel Ring

Gimmel Ring Cast Gold and Enamel Gimmel Fede Ring circa 1607. Courtesy of Victoria & Albert Museum. A gimmel ring (from the Latin gemellus meaning twin) is a ring that is made up of two or more separate hoops, sharing a split shank such that the hoops can be...

Glove ring

Glove ring Traditionally, a glove ring was a ring that was worn over a glove. During the Renaissance Era, gloves with cut-outs designed specifically to show off rings were in fashion. In the “what’s old is new again” category, there is currently a...
Gypsy Setting

Gypsy Setting

Gypsy Setting A gypsy setting is used for rings where the stone is secured not by a collet but by recessing the stone into a hole in the ring and pressing a flange of metal around the girdle of the stone Gypsy Set Victorian...