Victoria Lansford http://www.victorialansford.com - Temple of Love - Chased, Kum Boo and Hollow Constructed Amulet, Suspended from a Roman Chain - Sterling Silver, Fine Silver, 24K Gold 1-3/4” long x 3/4” wide x 3/8" thick
Victoria-Transvaal Diamond Necklace: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. 67.89 carats Look for flashes of color in the 116 facets of this pear-shaped, champagne-colored diamond. Cut from a 240-carat crystal, it is suspended from a chain of 108 diamonds that total about 45 carats. The necklace was designed by Baumgold Brothers, Inc.
6th–7th century, Byzantine. Gold, sapphire, pearl. These elegant earrings are decorated with pearls, a favorite jewel of the Byzantines. Sapphires, then called hyakinthoi (hyacinths), became popular in Byzantine jewelry in the sixth century.
FRENCH ETRUSCAN REVIVAL PENDANT ~ Probably Eugêne Fontenay (French, 1823–1887). Mid To late 19th century. Gold, enamel, diamond. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 2015 (2015.403.1).