Seal Ring with the name of Hajji Muhammad ibn Mahmud, probably 16th c, Central Asia or Iran. Bezel: lapis-lazuli; carved Shank: silver; worked, gilded, and with black inlay. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.280). #jewelry #ring
Spirit Quartz Druzy Gold Dipped Necklace - Featuring a single beautiful natural aqua aura spirit quartz drusy mineral gemstones which was handcrafted into a gold filled bezel set pendant piece. The stone has a pretty natural sparkle.
Fish Pendant (ca. 1878-1749 B.C.). Middle Kingdom, Egypt. Gold over a core of unknown material. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. On loan courtesy of National Museums Scotland | This work is featured in our “Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom” exhibition on view through January 24, 2016. #MiddleKingdomEgypt
Locket Pendant in Shape of Shell with Animal-Headed Cap Flanked by a Small Bird on Sides, 17th century, India. Gold; cast, embossed and engraved, inlayed with turquoise, ruby.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, A. Robert Towbin Gift, funds from various donors and Josephine L. Berger-Nadler Gift, 2009 ( 2009.148a, b). #jewelry #gold