A gold and crystal mourning ring thought to have connections to the Lord of Man during the English Civil War has been unearthed by a metal detectorist on the Isle of Man.
The “delicate” 350-year-old piece was discovered in a field on the island by Lee Morgan in late December.
It was revealed in an inquest where it was officially declared treasure.
The ring will now go on display in the medieval gallery at the Manx Museum, Isle of Man, UK.
Manx National Heritage curator Allison Fox said the piece, would have been made for “an individual of high status”.
There was “a possibility that it may have been associated with the Stanley family, previously Lords of Man”, she said.
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