Turban clasp (sarpech) - Gold; diamond; ruby; emerald; enamel. 9 (height), 16.6 (width). 1700s. The turban clasp (sarpech) would have been worn by a nobleman to demonstrate his rank. Such jewels were often given as gifts of political allegiance. This combines several important motifs into its unique design. The large central ruby is surrounded by diamonds in a flower shape. Two mythical creatures, called makaras, flank this central flower.