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Old 01-13-2022, 01:55 AM
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One of my favorite rings. In 1525, near where I live, a castle was sacked. In the so-called Peasants' War. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Peasants%27_War)
According to old sources, however, the robbers were shot up near the castle by the nobles. After a long research I finally found this place in 2015. Whether it is from the castle or not cannot be determined beyond a doubt, but I suspect it is.
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Old 01-13-2022, 06:28 AM
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Very beautiful ring with a whole lot of character. I have found many rings, many gold and silver, but my favorite is still the oldest looking rings with the most character. True works of art!

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Old 01-13-2022, 07:07 AM
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Very interesting ring. The craftsmanship was amazing that long ago.

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Old 01-13-2022, 09:27 AM
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Very nice, congrats.

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Dang that's a long time ago. Knights in shinning armor. Congrats on the ring! What's the terrain like - woods?

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Very nice. What kind of stones are they? From my high school German class 50+ years ago i only remember "Die platenspeiler ist kaput". Now that record players are passe all my language efforts are kaput.

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Old 01-13-2022, 08:55 PM
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Great ring and great story. Thanks for sharing!

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Old 01-14-2022, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Dang that's a long time ago. Knights in shinning armor. Congrats on the ring! What's the terrain like - woods?
Yes in the woods. Next to the ring i found a MK2 grenade that had to be detonated by bomb squad. They then congratulated me on my new birthday.

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Old 01-14-2022, 06:40 AM
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Very nice. What kind of stones are they? From my high school German class 50+ years ago i only remember "Die platenspeiler ist kaput". Now that record players are passe all my language efforts are kaput.

I can help you relearn. "Mein Spotify hat keine Netzwerkverbindung" --> my spotify is offline.


I think you call it garnet gemstone.

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Old 01-14-2022, 10:24 AM
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So old, so beautiful. What a find ! A huge congrats on the save. Good luck, Mark

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That ring is stunning! Congrats on the amazing find.

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That's a very nice looking ring!

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Old 01-16-2022, 08:57 PM
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All I can say is wow!!! nice ring. The Garnets around here are much darker. Almost black in color
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Old 01-16-2022, 09:52 PM
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Yes in the woods. Next to the ring i found a MK2 grenade that had to be detonated by bomb squad. They then congratulated me on my new birthday.
No doubt

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Old 01-17-2022, 11:39 AM
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Beautiful ring!

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Old 01-18-2022, 11:56 PM
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That's a very beautiful ring, probably the coolest piece of jewelry I've seen posted on this forum. Congrats on the great find. I found two listings for medieval silver garnet rings that have a similar bezel style:

https://www.barnebys.com/auctions/lo...tone-fqtl4d-wx

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthoped...rnet-218889177

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WOW! thats amazing.

Kind of makes our 100 year old stagecoach holdups sound like they happend yesterday.

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Wunderbar Kini.
Thats a superb find.
One day for me surely !!
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Jaw Dropping!

You Europeans are so lucky to have such a Rich and Long History!

We don't have any sacked castles from the 1500's in America.

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Old 02-14-2022, 09:14 PM
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Great ring.. if you do an analysis on the stone you might be able to get a more exact date.. providing you can determine the origins of the stone.

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