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Designed during the Edwardian Period (1901-1915) this brooch features a magnificent 96-carat heart-shaped amethyst surrounded by diamonds. The mounting has a platinum top and yellow gold undercarriage. The filigree top echoes the heart shape with pierced work incorporating a fleur-de-lis motif. Part of the National Gem Collection on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington| The Daily Sparkle

Oak Leaf Tiara 1855, British, Made of diamonds. I really badly want to wear a tiara for a reenactment sometime :D

JAR Jewels exhibit currently at The Met, Manhattan.  Amazing...ultimate luxe bling.  PLease, santa???

JAR Jewels exhibit currently at The Met, Manhattan. Amazing...ultimate luxe bling. PLease, santa???

Africa | Collection of Tuareg ornaments; hair rings, pendants, amulets | Silver, stone, leather | Collection Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren.

Uzbekistan | Jewellery from the collection of the Museum of Applied Arts in Tashkent | 19th - 20th century

The Blue Giant of the Orient, a rectangular-cut world’s largest faceted Kashmir sapphire of 486.52 carat, is displayed at Christie’s headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. The sapphire will be up for auction on May 19 and is estimated to sell between $10,00,000 and 15,00,000

Bracelets, Lapis Lazuli, gold, 940 BCE, 22nd Dynasty Ancient Egypt Gold cuff bracelet of Prince Nemareth featuring figure of a child god, most probably Harpocrates,