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Anne Boleyn from Elizabeth I's portrait ring | by That Boleyn Girl
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Anne Boleyn from Elizabeth I's portrait ring

Enamelled portrait of Anne Boleyn, set with diamonds and rubies, from her daughter Queen elizabeth's portrait ring. The portrait was hidden inside the ring, only Elizabeth would have looked at it. The style seems quite early, and my hunch is that this was a keepsake actually commisioned by Anne and given to Henry VIII or a family member/friend which was later passed onto Elizabeth when she became Queen.

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Taken on November 3, 2006