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Colgante de delfín con un diseño parecido a los de Hans Collaert, the Elder.

Colgante de delfín con un diseño parecido a los de Hans Collaert, the Elder.

Pregnant mermaid made in France circa 1890 enameled gold, with a central baroque pearl, set with diamonds and a cabochon ruby

Pregnant mermaid made in France circa 1890 enameled gold, with a central baroque pearl, set with diamonds and a cabochon ruby

Pendant England,ca 1550 V&A  Renaissance pendants were sometimes made as amulets as a protection against danger. At that time people believed that the horn of the dolphin-like narwhal came from unicorns. They valued it highly as a detector of poison in food and drink. This pendant formerly belonged to the Campion family of Danny in Sussex.

The Danny Jewel (Pendant)

Pendant England,ca 1550 V&A Renaissance pendants were sometimes made as amulets as a protection against danger. At that time people believed that the horn of the dolphin-like narwhal came from unicorns. They valued it highly as a detector of poison in food and drink. This pendant formerly belonged to the Campion family of Danny in Sussex.

Pendant: Venus and Cupid Astride a Sea Monster    Date: ca. 1580 (?)  Culture: Italian or German  Medium: Gold, enamel, rubies and pearls

Pendant: Venus and Cupid Astride a Sea Monster Date: ca. 1580 (?) Culture: Italian or German Medium: Gold, enamel, rubies and pearls

collectorsweekly: “Gold pendant set with cabochon emeralds in form of hippocamp ridden by small female figure. Spain, late 16th century. ”

collectorsweekly: “Gold pendant set with cabochon emeralds in form of hippocamp ridden by small female figure. Spain, late 16th century. ”

In 1985 the Middleham Jewel was found on a bridle path near Middleham Castle by Ted Seaton using a metal detector. It has been acquired by the Yorkshire Museum in York for £2.5 million...

In 1985 the Middleham Jewel was found on a bridle path near Middleham Castle by Ted Seaton using a metal detector. It has been acquired by the Yorkshire Museum in York for £2.5 million...

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