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Reliquary pendant with Virgin and child,Greek,ca.mid 16th century. Explore Object Creative Commons License Reliquary Pendant with Virgin and Child

300-400 AD Roman gold, glass, emerald (missing pearls) hinged bangle bracelet; 1 1/4" x 2 1/2" x 2 7/8"; Getty 83.AM.227.1. Per Getty: heavy gold band w/ colored stones & glass; made in 2 pieces, which were hinged & secured with pin decorated with green glass; edges folded perpendicularly out, forming ledge to protect stones: blue, green, red glass; emeralds; missing pearls; stones in pairs in simple gold settings. Shape is Roman, but design resembles jewelry from "edges" of Roman Empire…

ALBION ART Historical Jewelry - Ancient Gold, silver, diamonds, enamel pendant, Circa 1660, Made in France (estimated).

An EPISTITHIOS CROSS , Christ and his Virgin busts . Cameos from jasper, silver gilt, pearls, precious stones . The cameo is from the 12th century and rest of the piece is from the 15th century.

Greek reliquary cross inside a hinged with six small compartments for relics.The impressive amethyst cameo depicsting the Virgen and Child on the lid is surronded by cabochon rubies and esmeralds alternating with pearls.The tex identifies the donor,location and the time when the piece was created wich is rare in Post.Byzantine jewelry.The cross was dedicated by the Metropolitan Arsenios of Serres,a townin Greece,to the Monastery of St,-John on the Island of Chalke near Constantinole in 16th…

PENDANT IN THE FORM OF A BETROTHAL CASKET. Inscribed in the lid: QVOS DEVS CONIVNXIT HOMO NE SEPARET and monogrammed: TMHC and MVGIE partially enamelled gold set with rubies, emeralds and later pearls. German, late 16th/ early 17th century.

Enameled gold pendant with a central diamond rosette formed by 12 diamonds, surrounded by alternating rubies and emeralds; first third of the 16th century

Pendant with the Adoration of the Shepherds: Description English: Valerio Belli is the first great engraver of rock crystal and other semiprecious stones of the Renaissance. The subject of this plaque is Christian, ca. 1530.

Byzantine jewelry was highly ornate and intricate. Detail was a very important aspect of jewelry. However, since all things in this empire revolved around the Christianity, clothing articles, jewelry, and all other things were detailed with Christian symbols. Jewelry was made of gold, jewels, and pearls, etched with crosses, saints, and initials.