Secret find No.2

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Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:39 am

Following on from yesterday, here is another ring that I found a few feet away.

I don’t know if it’s the same age or of significance, but appears to me to have a cross and heart on it??...

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Lowland » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:42 am

Blimey.
I wonder what the other symbol to the left of the heart is?
I’m looking forward to what folks think ::g
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Oxgirl36 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:54 am

I prefer this one l;. . There is another symbol as well as the cross and heart. Another for the FLO!
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Dom » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:57 am

Blimey!
What else do you have up your sleeve?
I can't wait to see what transpires from this post, that ring looks fascinating.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by garrettoldboy » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:21 am

hello, both realy nice finds Emily, your second ring look to have a cross/heart/ ? from what little i know both look of the same style, might even suggest a husband/wife rings, ?? more research needed so i would think the FLO would help, i would also suggest you keep the location a secret and do some more detecting around the area maybe look on the internet of past history, if you are on good terms with the land owner maybe he has a digger to take some top soil off ?? who knows what other artifacts are there ??? good luck

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Tomo » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:31 am

Looks a wide. Could it be a glove ring
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:45 am

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:54 am
I prefer this one l;. . There is another symbol as well as the cross and heart. Another for the FLO!
You’re welcome to see them for yourself this weekend if you’d like. :)
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by bob79 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:16 am

Couple of very nice rings there Emily, well done.
Was you sitting on those little secrets at Sunday's dig, anymore surprises for us :D

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Junior » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:17 am

Stumbled onto a burial site????

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:22 am

bob79 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:16 am
Couple of very nice rings there Emily, well done.
Was you sitting on those little secrets at Sunday's dig, anymore surprises for us :D

Bob ::g
Hi Bob, no unfortunately I didn’t find anything good at Sunday’s dig. I went to another permission for an hour afterwards to try and find something worthwhile. Haha.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Fisher1266X » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:31 am

Another cracking find Emily :D
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by shaggybfc » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:45 am

You have a great site there Emily - protect it - be careful that you don't give too much detail out about it / your location, you never know whose reading this.

Both of these finds are special,,,,, very special, I love them.... ::g ::g
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by bob79 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:57 am

Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:22 am
bob79 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:16 am
Couple of very nice rings there Emily, well done.
Was you sitting on those little secrets at Sunday's dig, anymore surprises for us :D

Bob ::g
Hi Bob, no unfortunately I didn’t find anything good at Sunday’s dig. I went to another permission for an hour afterwards to try and find something worthwhile. Haha.
Looks like the crotal bell I said would be your lucky charm worked :D.
Hope you find lots more, looking forward to the pictures.

Bob ::g

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by chip » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:17 am

Two great finds found, I wonder if they belonged to the same person.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Bargeman » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm

I would think they are the same age, and could be quite significant, I would be getting those round to the local FLO real quick.

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:38 pm

Bargeman wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm
I would think they are the same age, and could be quite significant, I would be getting those round to the local FLO real quick.

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This might sound like a dumb question, but why are things taken to an FLO?? What is the purpose of it??
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Koala » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:31 pm

Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:38 pm
Bargeman wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm
I would think they are the same age, and could be quite significant, I would be getting those round to the local FLO real quick.

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This might sound like a dumb question, but why are things taken to an FLO?? What is the purpose of it??


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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Saki » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:38 pm

Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:39 am
Following on from yesterday, here is another ring that I found a few feet away.

I don’t know if it’s the same age or of significance, but appears to me to have a cross and heart on it??...

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.
Hey Emily, the other symbol will be an Anchor ::g

Faith Hope Love
or Faith Love Charity
(Which is also linked to the Masonic lodge.... :-O )

Here is a Russian one....
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Dave The Slave » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:00 pm

Well done , Emily.
Looking forward to seeing what the FLO says.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Mancave-man » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:31 pm

Saki wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:39 am
Following on from yesterday, here is another ring that I found a few feet away.

I don’t know if it’s the same age or of significance, but appears to me to have a cross and heart on it??...

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.
Hey Emily, the other symbol will be an Anchor ::g

Faith Hope Love
or Faith Love Charity
(Which is also linked to the Masonic lodge.... :-O )

Here is a Russian one....
Well, if it is linked to the Masons it won't be that old (which would be a shame).

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Saki » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:48 pm

It's been used for over 2000 years.....
It's the three theological virtues :

The first mention in Christian literature of the three theological virtues is in St. Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians 1:3, "...calling to mind your work of faith and labor of love and endurance in hope..."[6] He later refers to this triad of virtues again, "But since we are of the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love and the helmet that is hope for salvation."

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by garrettoldboy » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:20 pm

Saki wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:39 am
Following on from yesterday, here is another ring that I found a few feet away.

I don’t know if it’s the same age or of significance, but appears to me to have a cross and heart on it??...

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.
Hey Emily, the other symbol will be an Anchor ::g

Faith Hope Love
or Faith Love Charity
(Which is also linked to the Masonic lodge.... :-O )

Here is a Russian one....
well done saki, i wondered if it was an anchor, now that will be interesting on dating both rings,

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Spearhead » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:24 pm

Saki wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Emily wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:39 am
Following on from yesterday, here is another ring that I found a few feet away.

I don’t know if it’s the same age or of significance, but appears to me to have a cross and heart on it??...

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.
Hey Emily, the other symbol will be an Anchor ::g

Faith Hope Love
or Faith Love Charity
(Which is also linked to the Masonic lodge.... :-O )

Here is a Russian one....

Great work Saki.

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Easylife » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:09 pm

A very nice find also. ::g
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by fred » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:10 pm

These rings are sometimes called sailor's rings. Probably Late Tudor through to Georgian I would guess.
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Ladybird66 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:35 pm

I watched the 1st in a new series about Britain’s most historic Towns, last night. It was York. Lots of info on the Viking influence.
One clip showed some coins (I think) and how the change to Christianitty influenced them. There was one with both Christian marks and Thor’s hammer. They explained it showed clearly the transition from one faith to the other.
I wonder if that’s, maybe, what the symbols on the 2nd ring are. Could the 3rd symbol be Thor’s Hammer ?

It’s always a good idea to show things like this to your FLO. They do have experts in most areas to call on for information.

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:07 pm

Ladybird66 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:35 pm
I watched the 1st in a new series about Britain’s most historic Towns, last night. It was York. Lots of info on the Viking influence.
One clip showed some coins (I think) and how the change to Christianitty influenced them. There was one with both Christian marks and Thor’s hammer. They explained it showed clearly the transition from one faith to the other.
I wonder if that’s, maybe, what the symbols on the 2nd ring are. Could the 3rd symbol be Thor’s Hammer ?

It’s always a good idea to show things like this to your FLO. They do have experts in most areas to call on for information.
Hi there :) I believe the 3rd symbol is an anchor. Relating to the 3 theological virtues:
faith, love, hope. :)
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Emily » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:25 pm

Ladybird66 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:35 pm
I watched the 1st in a new series about Britain’s most historic Towns, last night. It was York. Lots of info on the Viking influence.
One clip showed some coins (I think) and how the change to Christianitty influenced them. There was one with both Christian marks and Thor’s hammer. They explained it showed clearly the transition from one faith to the other.
I wonder if that’s, maybe, what the symbols on the 2nd ring are. Could the 3rd symbol be Thor’s Hammer ?

It’s always a good idea to show things like this to your FLO. They do have experts in most areas to call on for information.
However, I would very much like it to be Thor’s Hammer if I had the choice. Haha. 😂
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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by Ladybird66 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:34 pm

Me too Emily.

Much more romantic :D

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Re: Secret find No.2

Post by garrettoldboy » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:52 am

hello, any news on your 2 rings Emily, ????

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