Rare 16th century gold, ruby, emerald, pearl and enameled pendant, c. 1550 AD.
Carlo Giuliano - A Renaissance Revival gold, natural pearl and ruby brooch, about 1880. 4.7 x 2cm. #Giuliano #RenaissanceRevival #antique #brooch
A love-token brooch, c.1610-20, made in Prague, has a ruby heart at its centre pierced by diamond arrows, in a symbolic reference to Cupid. (Victoria & Albert Museum)
Gold, varicoloured enamel and diamond pendant, centred on figure of the Infant Christ, enthroned beneath a canopy, globe in one hand, the other raised in benediction, between two table cut diamonds in four petal (quatrefoil) settings, and above a third, larger, similarly set, applied to a backplate of open scrolls with forget-me-nots. Three hanging pearls, c.1600.
Gondola Pendant. Enamelled gold pendant mounted with cdiamond, pearl and ruby representing a gondola rowed by two gondoliers with a couple seated under a baldochhino serenaded by two musicians. Second half of the 19th century.
Swan pendant made of gold, enamal, pearl, diamond, and ruby. The Netherlands, 1590s.
Gold pendant enameled grey and white set with a purple sapphire guarded by twin dragons, with wide open mouths and wings displayed, surmounted by a grotesque mask, highlighted with small diamonds and terminating in a drop shaped pearl below. French, c. 1885 by Lucien Falize. (1839-97)
Hungarian, 17th century, Jewellery @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest