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Posy rings served as love gifts, betrothal and wedding rings. Documentary sources attest to their use in weddings, for example, in 1550 John Bowyer of Lincoln's Inn in London bought a ring for his bride inscribed DEUS NOS IUNXIT (God joins us together) along with their initials and date of marriage.

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in 1550 John Bowyer of Lincoln's Inn in London bought a ring for his bride inscribed DEUS NOS IUNXIT (God joins us together) along with their initials and date of marriage.

"Art Nouveau brooch made by Boucheron in November 1900 in Paris. In the shape of a butterfly, it was originally designed as a hair comb. The piece displays an extraordinary plique-à-jour enamel work and it is set in calibre cut emeralds, cabochon rubies, opal and aquamarine. It was part of the Elizabeth Taylor collection."

Brooch Boucheron circa 1900 Plique-a-jour enamel, gold, rubies, opal, and aquamarine. I restored this (above) antique brooch for her. She trusted me. Image from Elizabeth Taylor My Love Affair With Jewelry (photographer's note)

Etruscan                                Hair ring with female heads, 7th century B.C.                Gold

Etruscan Hair ring with female heads, century B. Gold, Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey.

Ornate 15th century reliquary cross in silver with granuled decoration. Set with one 6mm rose cut Garnet in the centre and four cabachon cut garnets on the arms of the cross, four baroque freshwater pearls are also threaded between the arms.  This is a copy of a gilded silver 15thc German cross from the V and A collection, the garnets may represent the blood of Christ and the Pearls are symbolic of purity.

Ornate century reliquary cross in silver set with garnets and baroque freshwater pearls.

Art nouveau Opal and Diamond Necklace

Art Nouveau Black Opal set with three opal cabochons among scroll and knife-edge motifs, completed by delicate fancy link chain

Bombe Rock Crystal Emerald Diamond Ring by Suzanne Belperron

2005 Otto Jakob Jaja Diamond Ebony Blackamoor Earrings

For Sale on - Bombe design ring with a central cabochon emerald in between two pear-shape diamonds set in platinum collet into a later carved rock.

Victor Velyan: 24K Gold and Silver  Bracelet in Brown Patina  Peridot, Diamond and Keshi Pearl

Victor Velyan: Gold and Silver Bracelet in Brown Patina Peridot, Diamond and Keshi Pearl

Large Georgian Garnet Pendant

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