Ca.600-700 AD. A flat-section gold hoop with twisted filigree bands applied circular bezel with granule detailing with an inset cabochon garnet. Cf. Menghin, W. The Merovingian Period. Europe Without Borders, Berlin, 2007. Good condition, wearable; D:20.5mm/L:30mm UK W US 11; 10.8g; Provenance: Property of a professional Ancient art and jewelry collector; from a private Dutch collection, previously acquired on the European art Market n the 1980s.