Shigeki Nishimura

Shigeki Nishimura

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“Pie-dish” Bezel Sapphire Ring, 14th century, gold, sapphire, This ring would have been prized by its owner not only for the beauty and rarity of the sapphire but also for the talismanic quantities of that stone. This type of setting enclosing the stone in a box resembling a dish for baking pies in the oven and known as ‘pie dish’, was used in the 13th and 14th centuries.

“Pie-dish” Bezel Sapphire Ring, 14th century, gold, sapphire, This ring would have been prized by its owner not only for the beauty and rarity of the sapphire but also for the talismanic quantities of that stone. This type of setting enclosing the stone in a box resembling a dish for baking pies in the oven and known as ‘pie dish’, was used in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Fluorite on Quartz from the Huanggang mines, Keshiketeng, Inner Mongolia, China

Tree of Life! Fluorite on Quartz from the Huanggang mines, Keshiketeng, Inner Mongolia, China