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Gold Nose Ornament - Vicús culture, Peru - 2nd–6th century

Nose Ornament Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Vicús Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. x Classification: Metal-Ornaments

Circa 15th-century England, this gold signet ring features the Talbot, an extinct hunting dog known for its courage, vigilance, and loyalty. The Talbot was also the badge of the medieval Earls of Shrewsbury, and John Talbot, the first Earl of Shrewsbury, was a famous soldier who is sometimes referred to as the “English Achilles.”

Circa England, this gold signet ring features the Talbot, an extinct hunting dog known for its courage, vigilance, and loyalty.

Scythian gold boar bracteate

As an ancient jewelry object: this is a scythian gold boar bracteate circa century B.

Finger ring made of cast gold with a feline head in relief. Mixtec, circa 1200-1521. (findspot Mexico)

Gold ring with feline head in relief Mixtec, AD From Mexico British Museum - London

Salamander pendant, gold set with rubies, circa 1588. the salamander was believed to have the magical properties of being able to extinguish and to survive fire.

1588 Spain: Salamander pendant of gold set with rubies recovered from the wreck off the Ulster coast of the Spanish Armada galleass, La Girona. This would go in my bag with my antique Roman ring.

Dress ornaments, c.5th century B.C. Northern Black Sea region, possibly from Maikop. Scythian culture. Gold.

Dress ornaments Date: ca. Geography: Northern Black Sea region, possibly from Maikop Culture: Scythian Medium: Gold Dimensions: Each H.

Cutout Disk, Crab and Fish  Moche culture,Peru  2nd-3rd century  Gilded copper

Cutout Disk, Crab and Fish Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Moche Medium: Gilded copper Dimensions: Diameter in.

Pectoral  Aztec  The Cleveland Museum of Art

-- Pectoral Ornament -- -- Mexico -- Guerrero, Ichcatiopan, Mixtec or Aztec Style -- Cleveland Museum of Art

Brooch in the Form of a Dog, 2nd century, Roman. Champlevé enamel, bronze .

Brooch in the Form of a Dog Date: century Culture: Roman Medium: Champlevé enamel, bronze Dimensions: Overall: x 1 x in. x x cm) Classification: Enamels-Champlevé

Gold Ring ca.1350.

Gold ring, Until the late century, gems were usually polished rather than cut. The jewelry worn in medieval Europe reflected an intensely hierarchical and status-conscious society.

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