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Inscribed royal spinel (balas ruby) weighing 249.3 carats. This majestic spinel is inscribed with the names of its six imperial owners and has the distinction of having the second-most number of such inscriptions. It was a gift from the Safavid Shah Abbas the Great of Iran to the Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1621.

Royal Spinel (LNS 1660 J)

A gift from Safavid Shah Abbas (Iran) to the Mughal emperor Jahangir in India in Inscribed royal spinel or Balas Ruby weighing carats. Inscribed with the names of its six imperial owners.

Pendant: recumbent bull Period: Classical Date: mid-5th century B.C. Culture: Italic or Etruscan Medium: Amber

Pendant: recumbent bull Period: Classical Date: century B. Culture: Italic or Etruscan Medium: Amber

Box in the shape of Buddha’s hand citron  Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Date: 19th century Culture: China Medium: Amber

Box in the shape of Buddha’s hand citron Period: Qing dynasty Date: century Culture: China Medium: Amber

Liao amber bead from headdress or necklace, with recumbent deer and foliage. 10th c China(archives sold Singkiang x Linda Pastorino collection )

Liao amber bead from headdress or necklace, with recumbent deer and foliage. c China(archives sold Singkiang x Linda Pastorino collection )

Satyr and Maenad Pendant. Etruscan or Etrusco-Campanian, late 6th century B.C. Amber. |  London, British Museum.

Etruscan or Etrusco-Campanian amber pendant depicting a satyr and maenad, late century BC.

Amber Hehe Fairy group, 18thC Qinglong period, Qing Dynasty. Collection of China National Palace Museum, Beijing

Amber group of Ho Ho fairies, Qing Dynasty. Collection of China National Palace Museum, Beijing

Frog Amulet, c. 1540-1296 BC, - New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 - carnelian

*EGYPT ~ Frog Amulet, B. Via clevelandart In Ancient Egypt the frog was a symbol of mortal life and fertility, Heqet being the goddess of child-birth. More about the amulets in Egyptian religion

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dongfang Shuo Stealing the Peach of Longevity.  Chinese. Qing dynasty.  Amber.

Dongfang Shuo Stealing the Peach of Longevity Period: Qing dynasty Culture: China Medium: Amber Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Amber Credit Line: Bequest of Edmund C.

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