Bar Twisted Rings

Ornaments made from a bar of circular cross- section twisting from left to right with the exception of the smooth terminals. (or Despite the twisted ring having the appearance of a bar-twisting technique in its manufacture, it is more likely to have been made using a lost-wax method.)

Dating and areas of discovery

Date : 1400 BC - circa 1100 BC circa
Distribution: England, Ireland

Examples

Gold twisted ring. BM OA.10875

Twisted gold ring


Gold twisted ring. BM 1874,0303.9

Gold twisted ring. It has a section twisting from left to right with the exception of the smooth terminals.Despite the twisted ring having the appearance of a bar-twisting technique in its manufacture, it is more likely to have been made using a lost-wax method.