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A GOLD PENDANT (THALI) -  TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY. The central element of a marriage necklace (kazhutthuru), of elongated shape with spherical and cylindrical elements to the centre beneath a stylised two-fold umbrella, the reverse with the goddess Lakshmi on a lotiform throne against a floriated ground, the upper panel with a flower spray flanked by two mythical female beings - loved & pinned by www.omved.com

A GOLD PENDANT (THALI) - TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY. The central element of a marriage necklace (kazhutthuru), of elongated shape with spherical and cylindrical elements to the centre beneath a stylised two-fold umbrella, the reverse with the goddess Lakshmi on a lotiform throne against a floriated ground, the upper panel with a flower spray flanked by two mythical female beings - loved & pinned by www.omved.com

India (Punjab, Himachal Pradesh or Jammu and Kashmir state) or perhaps Pakistan (Punjab province) | Probably Sikh ornament with the nine planetary gems "navaratna"; Gold, enamel, and gemstones. | 19th century - loved & pinned by www.omved.com

From Punjab, Himachal Pradesh or Jammu & Kashmir states: probably a Sikh ornament with the nine planetary gems "navaratna";

Marriage Necklace (Thali). Late 19th century, India (Tamil Nadu, Chetiar). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.- loved & pinned by www.omved.com

Marriage Necklace (Thali) Date: late century Culture: India (Tamil Nadu, Chetiar) Medium: Gold strung on black thread Dimensions: Botto.

Jeweled Falcon  India  c. 1640  Gold with enamel rubies, emeralds, diamonds, sapphires and onyx.  Made in the Imperial Mughal workshop and was part of the private jewels of Shah Jahan. Qatar Islamic Museum- loved & pinned by www.omved.com

From Qatar Islamic Museum, Jeweled Falcon India c. 1640 Gold with enamel and india rubies, emeralds, diamonds, sapphires and onyx. Made in the Imperial Mughal workshop and was part of the private jewels of Shah Jahan Height: Width: Diameter: