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Ancient ring found on Isle of Man declared 'a treasure'

The silver ring is gilded in gold and decorated with geometric patterns.

A 600 year old ring unearthed on the Isle of Man has been declared to be "treasure" by the island's Coroner of Inquests.

The silver and gilt ring is decorated with geometric patterns and is thought to be from the 15th century.

It was found in May this year by metal detectorist Gordon Graham, and is now on display at the Manx Museum

An 18th century fashion show for Liverpool

Credit: Walker Art Gallery

A collection of 18th century fashion items go on display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.

The 13 male and female costumes along with accessories will be on display until the spring of 2020.

The clothes in the display are typical of the fashionable styles worn by ‘the middling sort’. Neither rich or poor, these people often wanted to improve and display their social standing through their clothing.


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