Matchmaker’s Finger Ring – Kudagi Zhuzik. XIX c.
Consists of tuft and caste oval. Smooth shank, smoothly tapers from the base to the middle.
The caste (8.9 x 7.9 x 1.2 cm) is soldered from 2 thin plates and a side band of 1.2. The interior space is filled with paste. The front side is decorated with four teardrop-shaped and round inserts of glass simulating carnelian. The cells are 1.2 cm high, soldered to the plate; their upper edges are crimped around the inserts and decorated with a stamped twisted, tuberculate and smooth filigree. The inserts are covered with round rosettes of grains in the form of triangles. The space between the inserts is decorated with a convex overlay of grains in the form of "cord", "rosettes", "bows", "triangles". On the rim of the teardrop-shaped inserts and the "cord" is a strip of grains. From two ends of the "cord" there isa handful of grains. The upper and lower parts of the scutellum are filled with patterns of granular triangles with a grain on top and granular broken lines. The edges of the flap are edged with a frame of stamped strips of twisted and smooth scans and false grains. The side band is decorated with false-triangular triangles.
- XIX centure
- Place of discovery/Manufacture
- West Kazakhstan
- Materials, technic
- Soldering, granulation, notching, stamp, false grain
- 8,9 х 1,0 х 4,5
- National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
- Inventory number
- ҚРҰМ КЗ-2258/1-2 (ПМО-5180)