Ring: the most important bearing of this name is the Gem-ring, that is a finger-ring(fr. bague) set with a jewel, and this is sometimes described as stoned, gemmed, or jewelled of another tincture: sometimes the name of the gem is mentioned.
Gules, three rings(or annulets) or, gemmed azure(or encircled with sapphires proper)–EGLINGTOUN, Scotland.
Argent, in chief a gem-ring gules; out of a mount in base three trefoils vert–DORRIEN, co. Herts.
Per fesse gules and or, pale counterchanged, three gem-rings of the second stoned azure–LAWDER.
Gules, three gem-rings argent stoned azure–MYCHILSTAN.
Azure, three fleurs-de-lis or, quarterly with gules three rings gold gemmed azure; over all a cross wavy or charged with a mullet between four crescents likewise azure–MONTGOMERY, co. Peebles, 1801.
Azure, a dove proper on a chief ermine three annulets or, each enriched with a ruby–BEVAN, Carmarthen.
Rings of other kinds are incidentally mentioned, but they are more properly termed Annulets, q.v. An anchor also should be represented with its ring and grappling-irons, q.v.; and the rings of keys are also sometimes named, but usually termed bows. See also ring of Mars under Letters.
Barry of six argent and azure, over all an anchor with two cables fixed to the ring noded and pendent or–ALLEN, London.