Indian Carved Emerald Pearl Ring - Michael Backman Ltd
North India | Carved emerald, pearl, enamel and 18k gold ring | 19th century | The Mughal emperors and other Indian princely families had a genuine passion for precious stones and pearls - among the stones most prized were emeralds, particularly carved emeralds.
Opus interrasile was a technique used by goldsmiths to make elegant jewelry from the 200s through the 600s. Designs were traced onto sheets of gold; the background was punched with holes of various sizes to highlight the pattern; and fine details were then worked on the surface
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