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Antique Necklaces

Jewelry from The Royal Tombs of Ur. Gold and lapis lazuli necklace. The Sumerians, more than any other people in the world, loved lapis lazuli. For them, it represented fabulous wealth, literally and as well as figuratively. It is not indigenous to Sumer, and was mined in faraway Afghanistan. Because it had to be imported over vast distances, it was very expensive.

Frog Ornaments, 15th–early 16th century Mexico; Mixtec/Aztec Gold Metropolitan Museum

Vintage Indian Necklace Silver Amulet Necklace Ethnic by Anteeka

Mongolian jewellery, from mongoliansecrethi....

Alaska | Necklace with bone pendants from the Tlingit people | 19th century | bone, vegetable fiber and string.

Necklace, chased gold set with two tiger claws, India, circa 1866

Necklace with Lion's-Head Closures -very interesting chain, 4th century Roman

Faience collar necklace Faience; glazed composition; strung Centimetres: 19.25 (height), 24.1 (width) 1352-1295 BC New Kingdom; late 18th Dynasty Area of Origin: Amarna; Egypt Area of Use: Amarna

This is an exceptional vintage Navajo handmade very rare early hand wrought silver concho necklace having 13 conchos and 13 butterfly conchos, with a total of 26 conchos! This remarkable piece contains handmade hinges and bails. Located on each hand wrought silver concho are early sunray stamp works. Each larger concho measures around 1-1/4” X 1-1/8”. The total length of this necklace measures around 26”. Cir. 1920’s+

Miao Necklace--ravishing! Guizhou, China

China | A silver necklace from the Miao people from Guizhou | ca. late 20th ~ early 21st century. | Silver alloy over base metal ~ 1.6kgs

"A COLLECTION OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS NEW KINGDOM TO ROMAN PERIOD, 16TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D. Including thirteen scarabs of faience, steatite, and carnelian, some with motifs and inscriptions on their undersides; three heart amulets of haematite, carnelian and red jasper; a lapis lazuli vulture; an agate and a carnelian djed-pillar; a black stone facing head; a carnelian mano fica, a carnelian head, and a red jasper crouching deity; mounted together in a Egyptian revival gold necklace"

Columbia | Necklace included in the Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia, an exhibition highlighting a dazzling array of gold artifacts from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia held at the Bowers Museum in southern California

Magnificent Roman Gold Pendant in the form of graduated spheres representing grapes, beautifully held together with fine filigree gold wire, 2nd century A.D.

Old Kuchi silver, filigree and glass torc. Holy Hell, I want this!

Turkoman Silver Pendant Decorated With Carnelian Plaque Featuring A Leopard

Antique Chinese minority tribal Miao Silver. WJ Museum~

Gold framed pendant found at the biblical town of Nimrud, the capital of Ashurnasirpal II, an Assyrian king of the 9th century BC.

TWENTY-TWO EGYPTIAN SCARABS MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.

Gold and Lapis Lazuli Collar of Psusennes I -- Reign 1047-1001 BCE -- Dynasty 21 -- @ Cairo Museum

Antique Siberian amethyst and diamond necklace. "Amethysts from Siberia have pink fire."

Lezem, collana in corallo in argento dorato e pietre preziose,, manifattura yemenita della fine del XIXs (Yemen)

Lezem, collana in corallo mediterraneo e argento, manifattura yemenita del XXs (Yemen)

A first century collar necklace from a tomb in Tillia Tepe, Afghanistan. Wow.

Miao chest ornament The Chinese minority group called the Miao in South West China is noted for its excellence in designing and fabricating silver jewellery. This design consists of several faceted thick, more or less circular, “bands”, to which are attached carefully graded spirals in typical Miao fashion. The small seemingly minor attachment which is literally central to the whole is visually “spot on” in taking the viewer’s gaze to it within the totality of the excellent form, which it ...