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Ancient Roman Gryllos intaglio ring

Ancient Roman carnelian intaglio of a Gryllos/ Gryllus/ Favored signet-gem device in Ancient Rome , a composite monster made up by joining together various masks an...

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Medieval gold ring with engraved bird and star

Antique gold ring ca. 1600 with an engraved bezel of a bird and a star.High carat gold. Size of bezel 12 x 9 mm Ring size "U" = US 10+ 1/4 weight: 9.2 grams

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Pair of diamonds, rubies,emeralds earrings

Pair of yellow and white gold earrings in the shape of a flower vase. Cabochon emeralds, in yellow gold setting and diamonds in white gold setting. Ca 1950 size: 45...

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Medieval carnelian intaglio ring

Carnelian intaglio of a king or a knight holding an orb and a banner, in chain mall armor but also wearing a robe. This imagery as an intaglio is very very rare. Pro...

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Blue jade pendant

Blue jade pendant with platinum counter loop set with small rose cut diamonds. Ca 1920 Dimensions : without the loop : 48 x 34 mm

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Byzantine silver ring

Byzantine silver ring with traces of gilding. Ca. 700 A.D. The reverse seal engraved bezel or top served as a personal seal. Ring size : "N" = US "7"

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Seventeenth century diamond ring

Ca 1660 enameled gold ring with large rose cut diamond. Probably English. Ring size: "M" = US "6" + 1/4 Size of bezel 11.7 x 11 mm

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Late eighteenth century coral broach

Antique carved coral broach , depicting the Biblical story of Jonah and the whale. Italian ca 1780 , probably from Trapani, Sicily. Measurements :54 x 33 mm

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Large blue lava and silver cameo broach

Early nineteenth century ca 1830 large blue lava cameo set in silver, broach of Godess Fortuna with a horn of plenty. The cameo is Italian from the Grand Tour perio...

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Seljuk gold ring with turquoise

Thirteenth century Seljuk turquoise and gold ring. Ring size :"J" + 1/2 = US "5" size of bezel : 17 x 13 mm

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1760 topaz brooch

Portuguese topaz and silver brooch, ca 1760. In later fitted box. Brooch fittings are later.

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Greek gold ring

Oval bezel engraved with Nike. Greek ca 400 B.C. The engraving is not for use as a seal. These forms of Greek rings are frequent and well known. Size of bezel:17 m...

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Pair of Byzantine gold earrings

Pair of large late Byzantine ca 1300 high carat ear loops. Diameter of ear loop:50 mm weight : 27 grams

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Visigothic gold bead

Ancient gold and glass bead, ca 500 A.D. Probably Visigothic. After the Sack of Rome in 410 A.D. the Visigoths settled in the southern part of France and Northern Sp...

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Roman intaglio ring

Rhea Silvia, daughter of Numitor, king of Alba Longa. Before their conception, Numitor's brother Amulius seizes power, kills Numitor's male heirs and forces Rhea Sil...

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Roman gold ring

Small ancient Roman ring , the oval bezel is engraved with the image of Eros. The size indicates that it was a child's ring. Internal diameter of ring is 15 mm

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Milton intaglio ring

intaglio image of John Milton. Since the publishing of Paradise Lost, john Milton entered the hall of greats at the second half of the seventeenth century. This ring...

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Enameled gold brooch

Enameled brooch depicting cupid . English ca 1820-30. His iconography is the bow and arrow that represent his source of power: a person, or even a deity, who is sho...

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Emerald cameo ring

"Large" carved emerald cameo in later 14 carat ring. The emerald cameo is carved from Indian material and could be from ca 1800-1830. The 14 carat gold mount is from...

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Gold Posy Ring

Gold posy ring with the engraved posy: " All that I desire of thee is to fear god and love" Ca 1680-1700 Makers mark: "IN" in shaped shield Width of band : 5 mm ...

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Roman cameo pendant

"Large" ancient cameo ca 350 A.D. in later gold setting. The cameo is of Athene. Typical of Eastern Roman Empire work. For other examples see " The Content cameos " ...

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Eighteenth century Portuguese earrings

Pair of eighteenth century high carat gold earrings with foiled rose diamonds. The earrings are in all original condition of 1760, including the original fittings. ...

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Pair of Sicilian earrings with pearls

Pair of gold earrings with natural pearls. Ca 1840 Sicilian. Measurements: 66 mm drop

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“Jerusalem” intaglio ring

"cut corner" oblong banded agate with intaglio carving of the Holy Sepulchre church , the cross of Jerusalem, the star of Bethlehem and in Hebrew the word Jerusalem....

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George II painted portrait ring

Ca 1750 gold "swivel" ring. The bezel is a gold and glass capsule, holding a painted double sided panel of George II on one side and a rather disappeared portrait of...

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Byzantine ring

Late Byzantine gold and amethyst ring. Ca 800 A.D. The oblong cut pyramid shaped amethyst could be a later replacement. Width of the band:8 mm

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Eighteenth century garnet and diamonds ring

English ca 1780 gold and diamonds and garnet ring, with "rope" decoration hoop. The tiny rose cut diamonds are arranged above the " heart" shaped garnet as a crown. ...

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Pair of carved garnaet cufflinks

Pair of carved garnet cufflinks. The idea the Sun as a smiling face is not new, Faberge made carved moonstone links of very similar design in the early 1900. Garnet...

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Hercules niccolo intaglio ring

"Large" niccolo intaglio of Hercules , wearing the Nimien Lion's skin. / see the twelve labors of Hercules / Beautifully cut intaglio and larger than normal. The ri...

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Iconographic gold ring, ca 1400

Five paneled gold iconographic ring ca 1370-1400. God the Father and son , St Catherine with the wheel, St Joseph, an Mary , the fifth panel has Ihc enraved on it. ...

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Serapis and Caracalla , ancient cloak pin

Silver gilt cloak pin Ca 250 A.D.depicting the Roman Emperor Caracalla and Serapis / Serapis (Σέραπις) or Sarapis (Σάραπις) is a Graeco-Egyptian god. Serapis was dev...

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Seventeenth century Islamic gold ring

Islamic gold ring with a verse from the Koran. Measurement of the bezel : 15 x 13 mm Ring size: "J" = US 5

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Enamelled Memento Mori ring

Ca 1700 black enameled Memento Mori gold ring with a diamond. The inside inscription reads: " I forrow in silense E+S " Width of band: 4.1 mm Ring size : "S" = U...

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Agate cameo pendant

Antique hardstone cameo pendant in enamelled "Renaissance revival" style. The enamelled frame is setwith emeralds and rubies. French ca 1860. Measurements50 mm with...

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1600 gold posy ring

Antique gold ca 1600-1620 posy ring, filed to a shape and engraved inside with the sentiment " Remember me " 8 mm wide Ring size : "R"+ 1/2 = US9

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Pair of “Queen Anne” earrings

English ca 1720 foiled paste and gilt metal earrings, with the original fittings.

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Medieval gold stirrup ring

Medieval English gold ring ca 1350-1400. Universally called stirrup rings, but this name is a 19 th century description denoting the shape of the ring that reminds o...

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Ottoman siver gilt archers ring

Ca, 1500 fire gilt silver gilt ring with engraved decoration. Turkey , Ottoman period ca 1500.

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Ancient intaglio ring

Ancient carnelian intaglio in a high carat later ring. The image in a sea horse or hyppocampus,with a trident of Neptune. Measurements of bezel : 14 x 12 mm Rin...

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Etruscan revival bracelet with ancient intaglios

Naples ca 1865 gold bracelet in the "Etruscan revival", probably made by Giacinto Melillo.The bracelet have 12 intaglios and all the intaglios are ancient . In fitte...

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Sapphire and diamonds brooch

18 ct gold, diamonds and sapphires brooch, probably French ca 1920 Diameter:30 mm

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Pair of chrysolite earrings

Pair of silver and chrysolite earrings, Portuguese ca 1770 Measurements :55 mm

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Silver gilt Augsburg fork, spoon, and small spoon

Fire gilt spoon, and fork, engraved with flowers and fruit and marked with the town mark of Augsburg and the makers mark of Tobias Baur. Augsburg 1690

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Ancient green chalcedony cameo of Medusa

ca 300 A.D. cameo of Medusa, in original gold frame. The mineral is green chalcedony. Measurements:22x 20 mm / without the loop on top

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Diamonds and emerald ring

Antique gold and silver ring ca 1830 English with emerald and diamonds. Measurement of bezel:14 x 12 mm Ring size "N" + 1/2

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1830 Coral brooch

"Large" coral crescent brooch.ca 1830 Measurements:103 mm

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1733 Moscow silver beaker

"Flat chased" silver beaker hallmarked 1733 Moscow with additional makers mark of "NA" in cyrillic lettering With original gilding inside. Measurements:82 mm in he...

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Armorial gold and lapis ring

Seal carved lapis lazuli and 18 carat gold ring.Ca 1860 Measurements of bezel:18 x 16 mm Ring size:"V"=US10+ 3/4

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