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Dress archery ring of Shah Jahan, Second quarter of the 17th century, Moghul India, Gold set with carved and polished uncut diamonds, rubies and emeralds; Provenance: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

The State Hermitage Museum: Exhibitions

Silver, gold and diamonds cravat pin, the letter L is the monogram of the Portuguese King D. Luis I, 1861-1889

Gold diadem from Grave Circle A at Mycenae, Greece. These artefacts date to c. 1600-1100 B.C.E.

Byzantine pectoral cross

Between the 7th and 3rd centuries B.C., the Scythians moved back and forth across the territory of Ukraine as fierce warriors and nomads. Archeological sites have yielded real and mythical animal-style art in white and yellow metals. Strong Greek influences are found in artifacts discovered in the region of the Black Sea between the 7th and 2nd centuries B.C.

Belt plaques from the finery set of Queen Aregund (c.515–573AD), wife of Clotaire I (511–561AD), silver, glass paste & garnet, made c.570AD in Merovingian Gaul

Gold lunula, 2400 BC-2000 BC, Found in Ireland, Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age The British Museum

Byzantine pendant Museum number 1981,0505.1 Description Full: Front Pendant from a necklace; gold; open-work; almond-shaped, with suspension loop of triple-ridged strip and a central glass bead; twelve flattened hollow spheres are soldered between an outer border of corrugated strip set edgeways and a running-scroll inner border of closed S-shapes; swaged wire runs around the outside and inside of the goldwork.

Signet-ring of the Black Prince (1330–1376). Gold (originally enameled) and ruby, late 14th century. Found in Montpensier (Auvergne, France), 1866.

Roman-British gold body chain 4th cent. British Museum

a bronze cross from the staffordshire hoard

Gold ring with emerald - British Museum - The Tetford treasure - Roman- Britain 4th c AD

Gold ring with emerald - a photo on Flickriver

Jewellery from the Thetford Treasure hoard

Jewellery from the Thetford Treasure hoard Sorry can't get a bigger image

Jewellery from the Thetford Treasure hoard.


Part of the Snettisham Hoard

Gold buckle from the Thetford treasure, Romano-British

Indonesia ~ Java | Pair of Earplugs Ornamented with Figures and Inlaid Stones | Gold | ca. 9th - 14th century (Eastern Javanese period)

Ring with Hexagonal Bezel with Sri Inscription Period: late Central Javanese period Date: 8th–early 10th century Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Gold

Ring Inlaid with Oval-Shaped Red Stone with Ribbed Hoop Period: Central Javanese period Date: 8th–early 10th century Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Gold with red stone

Lotus Ring. Java, Indonesian. Central Javanese Period, 8th – early 10th century.