A little over two feet of hand made high karat gold chain suspending an early 7th century cross -- an early indication of institutionalised Christian religious wealth. About $40,000 in Europe now. #historic #gold
As children, striving for perfection is fine but as adults we strive for excellence. An 11th century Viking twisted ring out of very high karat gold and big enough for most modern men to stick two fingers through. About 15 grams, something like $40,000 in Europe and not quite perfect. #historic #recycled #gold #viking #jewelry
Engraved gold frame, ivory painted with watercolour with a miniature of a woman handing a heart pierced by an arrow to a figure of Death, surmounted by an inscription I ALONE CAN HEAL The back of plaited hair crossed by the name Fergusson, England,
An important memento mori ring; gold with an octagonal bezel containing a black and white enamelled skull in the center around which in black enamel the tekst ‘Today me, Tomorrow Thee’ and on the inside a monogram A.