According to a family tradition, this jewel was made for William Barbor (died He was a Protestant.The tradition, apparently first recorded in says that he wanted to commemorate his escape from the stake thanks to the accession of Elizabeth I
An emerald and diamond handkerchief brooch, circa 1910 The lozenge-shaped surmount set with a step-cut emerald, weighing carats, within borders of old brilliant and single-cut diamonds and calibré-cut emeralds
Queen Mary's Stomacher 8 inches long, given to the Queen by Queen Mary in 1947 as a wedding gift. These were popular when women wore corsets, but now the Queen only wears one of the 3 sections of this piece. Its Precious 🌟 SLVH ♥♥♥
archaicwonder: “ Greek Gold and Garnet Bracelet, Hellenistic, Century BC The most distinctive feature of this bracelet or armlet is the treatment of the outer surfaces of the hoops. Decorative elements are covered with a delicate network of.