Another beautiful and unique ring found in Utrecht

A very special gold ring was found in Utrecht: a medieval Love Ring, or Promise Ring. It is unique because it is the first of its kind found in The Netherlands. The discovery was presented to the world by Landschap Erfgoed Utrecht. This ‘black letter posy ring’ was made between 1375 and 1550. On theContinue reading “Another beautiful and unique ring found in Utrecht”

The oldest house in my town

Have a seat! My dear traveller, have I got a story for you today! Allow me to take you to the 15th century. The city of Leiden was a large town, growing fast with the weaving industry. The hustle & bustle must have been amazing in those days. The growing town attracted plenty of newcomers,Continue reading “The oldest house in my town”