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.
Moghul Miniature Artwork. The miniature superbly illustrates the sumptuous decor of the open durbar (court), the rich carpets and the furnishings. All of which bring to light the magnificent public spectacle which the Mughal empire was famous for and defined the way it existed.