Musée du Louvre : Bague-sceau au nom du roi Horemheb
Swivel ring with wedjat amulet-gold and lapis lazuli-21th dynasty-reign of Psusennes I cairo egyptian museum
Quatrefoil Point Cut Ring, c. 1550 A.D., diamond, enamel, gold, This ring introduces the table cut diamond, obtained by slicing across the top of the point cut, and the first step in the long process of mastering the techniques of diamond cutting. Since table cuts were still rare point cuts have been used for the bezel. The prestige of a diamond ring stood so high that it was not only used by the rich at weddings, but kings and queens adopted it as an emblem.
CARAB SWIVEL RING, EARLY 18TH DYNASTY, 1540-1400 B.C. with solid gold hoop, the spiral wire wound around the shoulders and through the convex terminals and turquoise-glazed scarab, the scarab carved underneath with a decorative device composed of stylized lotus and papyri.
The square pendant with narrow gold border encloses a rock crystal cameo engraved with standing figures of the Emperor Romanus III Argyrus (1028-34) crowning the Empress Zoe ( 1028-50), daughter of his predecessor Constantine IX. Accompanied by a gold coin of the same subject. Byzantine, 11th century.
Crocodile. Signet ring of Horemheb, the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. Louvre Museum, Paris
Rock crystal ring, Egyptian New Kingdom, Ramesside period, 19th – 20th Dynasty, 1295 – 1069 B.C
Modern swivel gold ring, set with an Egyptian Steatite crocodile amulet (ca. late period to Roman period ~ ca 6th century BC to 2nd century AD) | Designer unknown, private collection | 5,250$ ~ Sold (Dec 2008)