Podcast - Episode 21: Introduction to Iconographic Rings

August 27, 2021

We all live with jewelry and encounter historical examples in paintings, photographs and pop culture. Yet, many types of historical jewelry are unknown because they have simply not been studied. Join Sandra Hindman today as she discusses a little known type of ring: the iconographic ring. What are these precious objects? How did they come to be named and what are they made from? Who would have worn these intimate medieval jewels? And what kind of iconography do we find on iconographic rings?

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