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Pendant, 16th century  Probably Mexico  Crystal, enamel, gold, pearls, boxwood

Geography: Formerly considered made in Germany; Probably made in Mexico; Formerly considered made in Spain. Culture: probably Mexican.

Pietà Date: 19th century Culture: German or French Medium: Gold, enamel, crystal, rubies, pearls Dimensions: 4 x 1-7/8 in. (10.2 x 4.8 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum

Pietà Date: century Culture: German or French Medium: Gold, enamel, crystal, rubies, pearls Dimensions: 4 x in. x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum ~ETS

Jewish betrothal rings are one of history's most beautiful secrets. Their sophisticated craftsmanship and distinctive elegance has remained unparalleled, despite the rings almost being forgotten by Jewish communities for hundreds of years. These unique and opulent rings featured wonderful m

The History of Jewish Wedding Rings

century gold "Jewish wedding ring shaped like a hexagonal building – symbolising both the marital home and the Temple of Jerusalem – with gothic arches, gables and a pyramidal roof on which is inscribed mazel tov

How Gay is this? some 1980 era drag queen would choke you with her shoulder pads for it....

(Italy) Gold, baroque pearl, enamel and diamond Pendant, Southern Italian, century Dancing carnival figure.

Commesso, 1550–55  Reverse after design of Étienne Delaune (French, 1518/19–1583), probably a 19th-century addition  Gold, enamel, jewels, and chalcedony  (Rear view)

Commesso pendant – Enamel reverse after design of Étienne Delaune – reverse probably a addition. Gold, enamel, jewels, and chalcedony (rear view).

Votive crown of the Visigoth king Recesvinto († 672). Made of gold and precious stones in the second half of the seventh century. It is part of the Treasury called Guarrazar, found in Guadamur (Toledo, Spain) in 1853 and 1861.

Votive crown of the Visigoth king Recesvinto († Made of gold and precious stones in the second half of the seventh century. It is part of the Treasury called Guarrazar, found in Guadamur (Toledo, Spain) in 1853 and Madrid National Museum

Pendant of the Order of the Golden Fleece First half of the 16th century – Gold, baroque pearls, emeralds and enamel. This highly refined pendant marvelously illustrates the taste for baroque pearls in Renaissance jewelry. http://bijouterieduspectacle.blogspot.jp/2008/08/trsors-de-la-collection-spada.html

Pendant of the Order of the Golden Fleece First half of the century – Gold, baroque pearls, emeralds and enamel. This highly refined pendant marvelously illustrates the taste for baroque pearls in Renaissance jewelry

Reverse of amulet pendant, made in England, 1540-60. The settings of the stones on this pendant are open at the back to allow direct contact with the wearer’s skin so the perceived magical properties of the stones could thus benefit the wearer. Renaissance pendants were often made as amulets to protect against danger. Here, the power of the amulet is heightened by an inscription to ward off epilepsy and an invocation to God, Jesus, and Mary. - from the V&A

An english amulet charm dating from between 1540 to This gold charm set with precious stones carries a charm against epilepsy, as does the Middleham Jewel

Pendant with Fortuna, Probably Alfred André (French, 1839–1919), Artist: Unknown (Italian, Ferrara) or  German (active 1521–1540, Nuremberg), 1859–1907,  enameled gold, baroque pearl, rubies and diamonds.  H. 12.5 cm; w. 5 cm

Pendant with Fortuna, Probably Alfred André; enameled gold, baroque pearl, rubies and diamonds.

Pendant with Venus - German or Netherlandish (Artist)   Gold, Enamel, Rubies, Emeralds And Pearls   c.1580-1620 (Baroque)

This lovely pendant is very close to designs by the Flemish designer Hans Collaert (before published in Antwerp around

Anillo de oro (Bizancio), del siglo 12.

sans-merci: “ Ring with an Intaglio of Pan century Byzantine Empire The Walters Art Museum The hoop of this large signet ring is decorated with scrollwork. The sides of the octagonal bezel, which.

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