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Pair of Gold Bracelets with Cut Out Wine Leaves, Garnets, Amethyst and Enamel. Palaiokastro, Thessaly. c. 1st Century BC

The Sapphire Talisman of Charlemagne, c. 768-814. Two large cabochon sapphires - one oval, one square - enclose holy relics (what are supposed to be a remnant of the Holy Cross and a small piece of the Virgin's hair, visible only when looking through the oval sapphire at the front of the medallion.) The other gemstones are garnets, emeralds, and pearls. Part of the French Crown Jewels. Read more of it's fascinating history at http://www.angelfire.com/mi4/polcrt/FrenchCrowns.html

Ancient Persian. 22kt gold hollow earrings with pear and circular shaped garnet and green stones, raised dot patterns. Chain and pin closure. 500 BC

Greek gold bracelets for Olbia Treasures Elements: late 2nd century BC; Setting: 1st century BC (Greco-Roman) Medium gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel and modern replacements

Egyptian Hinged Cuff Bracelet, New Kingdom, c. 1479-1425 BC, Gold, carnelian and glass. Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Queen Anne garnet necklace, circa 1770, densely set with faceted and rose-foiled almandine garnets, in a gilt metal setting. The necklace has a detachable pendaloque drop and tapers to ribbon fittings at either end. Garnet jewellery became fashionable during the 18th century, as the use of foiling transformed the stone from deep red to glowing crimson.

A Roman gold and hardstone amuletic bracelet. Eastern Empire, circa 1st-3rd Century A.D. - The gold bracelet in the form of a bangle, oval in section, each end wound spirally along the hoop, with seven amulets or beads, including an amber bead, a carnelian phallic pendant with gold mount, a spherical banded onyx bead, a pointed agate pendant suspended from a gold loop, an amber bead with drilled detail, a rock crystal pendant with gold mount, and a haematite pendant. | © Bonhams 2001-2014

Late 2nd-1st century BC (Hellenistic). gold, amethyst, chalcedony, emerald, rock crystal, pearl, and colored glass. Elaborate diadems or necklaces featuring centerpieces of inlaid stones, pendants, and beaded chains go back to 3rd- and 2nd-century Greek jewelry. This necklace was found on the neck of the deceased; as the symbol of the soul, the butterfly was an appropriate motif for a burial gift. The Art Walters Museum.

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Hamsa Hands Bangle 2 Bracelet Set

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An antique Russian FABERGE white guilloche enamel and faceted amethyst egg pendant with gold mounts, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa 1900

Edwardian 18kt Gold, Amethyst, Enamel, and Diamond Pendant, Marcus & Co.