Finger-ring locket, gold, 17th century. shoulders with scrolls reserved on ground of black enamel; oval bezel opening as locket, containing enamelled portrait of Charles I with blue ground; lid has table diamond in square setting on ground with scrolls on black enamel; edges and back of bezel are also enamelled in black. (British Museum, AF.1439)
Card Game Ring | The enamel has four playing cards. A diamond is set between each card, and there is a bezel-cut diamond in the center. This ring is reminiscent of the time and money 18th century men and women spent gambling on card games.
Gold, diamond, ruby, and emerald miniature bracelet, the flexible band with centerpiece enclosing a portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) wearing a tiara on her head, earrings and pearls, flowers in her hair, facing three quarters front, within a diamond frame interspersed with four emeralds and four rubies. The back is inscribed MEINE THEUREN NICHTE STEFANIE VON VICTORIA RAM (9TEN MAI 1858) (MY DEAR NIECE STEPHANIE FROM VICTORIA R. (9 MAY 1858)). English.
GOLD, ENAMEL AND OPAL BROOCH, LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY, CIRCA 1910. Centring on a black opal within a textured surround of fruiting vine leaves decorated with blue and green enamel, accented with circular-cut sapphires and green garnets, signed Tiffany & Co.
Gold gimmel ring, enamelled in various colours , the raised double box bezel containing a table cut diamond and red enamel simulating a ruby, opening to reveal two cavities beneath, filled respectively with a newborn baby and a skeleton, The inner sides of the twin interlocking hoops which are inscribed in Latin NON SEPARET HOMO /QUOD DEUS CONIUNXIT.( Man must not divide those whom God has joined together) terminate in winged shoulders and hands gripping red hearts...16th/early 17th century