Designed as a torque, composed of a single twisted high carat yellow gold thread looping around the shank to finish, 9th - 11th Century. Ring size 59, US ring size 8 3/4
Note: Formerly part of a Russian Private collection formed in the beginning of the 20th century. It would have been as much a source of portable wealth that could be traded by its Viking owner in foreign lands as well as a decorative item.
Ex Russian collection formed in the early 20th Century.