Composite Rings

These objects are made by stacking two or three bands of gold, one on top of the other, to produce a ribbed ring.

Dating and areas of discovery

Date: 1400-750 BC circa
Distribution: England, Ireland


penannular composite ring BM 2006 1005 1

Bipartite composite ring, penannular, comprising two gold rods, apparently soldered together.

Composite ring IOW-1F5D46