Merovingian VIII century gold ring, set with a carnelian. And yes, that is a horse grazing. (Sotheby’s estimated price is pounds!) Carnelians were really popular stones in the Carolingian and Merovingian empires.
Zoomorphic gold finger ring, dating from the late or early century, features a blue stone which is thought to be a sapphire and has a highly decorated hoop joined at the bezel by two dragon’s heads, which hold the stone.
Finger Ring, century, Langobardic: (Lombards) descended from a small tribe called the Winnili from southern Scandinavia before migrating south over centuries, eventually conquering northern Italy with other Germanic tribes .