Thumb ring Place of origin: India (possibly, made) Pakistan (possibly, made) Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Gold, chased and engraved, and set with rubies and emeralds; the inside enamelled
North India: Carved emerald, pearl, enamel and gold ring century). The Mughal emperors and other Indian princely families had a passion for precious stones and pearls. And among the stones most prized were emeralds, particularly carved emeralds.