Les Enluminures gallery announces exhibition of the history of rings in the Middle Ages and Renaissance


PARIS.- Les Enluminures gallery has announced that it will stage a Special Exhibition at TEFAF in Maastricht March 16 – 25, of historically interesting Finger Rings, titled “RINGS THROUGH THE AGES.” Galerie Les Enluminures founder, Dr. Sandra Hindman, says she is delighted to have such a wide range of interesting and historical rings to show, with 15 examples on view. They range from a braided Viking Ring dating to the 9-11th century, to a Devotional Iconographic Ring of the Virgin and Child from late 14th century England, to a Renaissance Memento Mori Ring from the 16th century and a Baroque Gemstone Ring from Bohemia. Les Enluminures has for twenty years been known primarily for its museum quality Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, Miniatures and Art . But Hindman, a Ph.D. in art history who twice headed the department at Northwestern University, has always been fascinated with Finger