Inscriptions or zodiac symbols were often used as decorative elements on the bands. Armillary sphere rings are incredibly well-crafted and detailed. When it closed, they look like any other ring, but as the different bands are fanned out, the rings take on a unique quality. Built with anywhere between two to eight moving bands, these intricate pieces of jewelry would need to have been executed by skilled craftsmen.
What if you could wear the entire universe on your finger?
Since ancient times, astronomers around the world have used models of the sky to make calculations. With the advent of the armillary sphere, stargazers were given a physical model to better visualize the lines of celestial longitude and latitude. During the 16th and 17th centuries, these astronomy tools were sized down to become fashionable finger rings that moved just like regular armillary spheres.
The British Museum has a collection of several armillary sphere rings that are incredibly well-crafted and detailed. When closed, they look like any other ring, but as the different bands are fanned out, the rings take on a unique quality.
Romance 500 years ago, closing is love, the opening is the world.
To determine size by measuring your finger
Cut a thin strip of paper or thread long enough to wrap around the chosen finger.
Wrap the paper around your finger, just above the knuckle, and mark the point the two ends meet.
Measure the paper using a ruler.
Find that measurement on the Ring Sizing Chart to locate your size.
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