"Princess Amelia was the youngest of the fifteen children of George III and Queen Charlotte.She died at the age of 27 after a long period of illness, precipitating her fathers descent into insanity. This ring is part of a set of 52, commissioned by her brother the Prince Regent, later George IV, to mark her life. It is inscribed Remember me and with her initial A. They were made by the Royal goldsmiths, Rundell, Bridge & Rundell."
Is pirate treasure lost 300 years ago in shipwreck buried at the end of a 'yellow brick road' on the bottom of the sea?
Clifford has brought a significant amounts of treasure up from the wreckage of the Whydah in the nearly 30 years since its discovery. However, he believes the biggest cache could still be beneath the sea
A Roman Black Gemstone of Minerva (Athena). Depicted in a serpentine intaglio gemstone, the goddess of war and wisdom is shown standing contrapposto draped in her traditional peplos and breastplate armor, ca 2nd century AD.
This swivel-face ring was crafted just under two hundred years ago to mark the death of a man named John Willington. On one side, a carnelian intaglio seal is engraved with the word "L'Amitie" (meaning "friendship" in French) and is set in 14k rose gold. Spin it around to reveal a slab of glossy black onyx, which was probably added as a replacement - or placeholder - for a plait of the deceased's hair installed under glass.