A ruby-set repousse gold Bangle   Madras, 19th Century  hinged, the terminals in the form of makara heads with mouths open holding a floral bud, the eyes and bud set with rubies, the tapering sides with a series of makara heads

A ruby-set repousse gold Bangle Madras, 19th Century hinged, the terminals in the form of makara heads with mouths open holding a floral bud, the eyes and bud set with rubies, the tapering sides with a series of makara heads

Fine Antique Carved Emerald and Diamond Pendant, India, probably 19th century,

Fine Antique Carved Emerald and Diamond Pendant, India, probably 19th century,

These are earrings from Karnataka, India from the 1800s or 1900s. They are made of gold, probably 22k, pearls, lac, which is a natural material often used to stabilize repouse, and red stones, likely rubies. The ear post is down on the body of the earrings, and the chains are brought up to hook into the hairdo. This adds beauty and offsets the weight of heavy earrings.

These are earrings from Karnataka, India from the 1800s or 1900s. They are made of gold, probably 22k, pearls, lac, which is a natural material often used to stabilize repouse, and red stones, likely rubies. The ear post is down on the body of the earrings, and the chains are brought up to hook into the hairdo. This adds beauty and offsets the weight of heavy earrings.

Antique High-Karat Gold, Foil-back Sapphire, Enamel, and Seed Pearl Pendant Necklace, the rectangular links set with cabochon sapphires, reverse with polychrome enamel, joined by strands of seed pearls, suspending a pendant set with mixed-cut sapphires and a briolette, completed by silk tassels, lg. 22 and 3 in. Indian or Indian style

Antique High-Karat Gold, Foil-back Sapphire, Enamel, and Seed Pearl Pendant Necklace, the rectangular links set with cabochon sapphires, reverse with polychrome enamel, joined by strands of seed pearls, suspending a pendant set with mixed-cut sapphires and a briolette, completed by silk tassels, lg. 22 and 3 in. Indian or Indian style

19th century | India, Rajasthan, Jaipur or Delhi | Bracelet with Peacocks: Enamel, Enameled silver inlaid with gemstones

19th century | India, Rajasthan, Jaipur or Delhi | Bracelet with Peacocks: Enamel, Enameled silver inlaid with gemstones

An exceptionally rare 10.03-carat, D-color, internally flawless certified type IIa diamond set in a diamond-and-ruby sautoir by jewelry designer Viren Bhagat

An exceptionally rare 10.03-carat, D-color, internally flawless certified type IIa diamond set in a diamond-and-ruby sautoir by jewelry designer Viren Bhagat

The Shah Diamond. 88.7 carat. This diamond was found in Central India, probably in 1450.

The Shah Diamond. 88.7 carat. This diamond was found in Central India, probably in 1450.

A pair of emerald-set repousse gold Bangles   Madras, 19th Century  hinged, with chased detailing, the terminals on the form of makara heads with mouths wide open holding a bud, the eyes and bud set with emeralds, the sides with stylised curls of fur and floral motifs

A pair of emerald-set repousse gold Bangles Madras, 19th Century hinged, with chased detailing, the terminals on the form of makara heads with mouths wide open holding a bud, the eyes and bud set with emeralds, the sides with stylised curls of fur and floral motifs

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