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Two large cabochon sapphires - one oval, one square - enclose holy relics (what are supposed to be a remnant of the Holy Cross and a small piece of the Virgin's hair, visible only when looking through the oval s
The Talisman of Charlemagne. A century reliquary pendant with a central sapphire set in gold with emeralds, garnets, amethysts and pearls.
Ottoman gold necklace with Inlaid Pendant, Turkey, circa century
An english amulet charm dating from between 1540 to This gold charm set with precious stones carries a charm against epilepsy, as does the Middleham Jewel
Necklace Date: century Medium: Gold, emeralds agate intaglio Dimensions: Overall: 15 x 1 x in. x x cm) Pendant: 2 x 1 x in. x x cm) Agate intaglio: 1 x 1 x in. x x cm) Chain: 23 x x in. x x cm) Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A fabricated hollow gold pendant formed from four piriform elements each with a cabochon garnet at the center and gold loops surrounding; a fifth garnet in the center, granules to the outer edges and filigree border behind.
Post-Byzantine (Serres, Greece) Date: century Material: Gold, amethyst…
Roman cameo of medusa or C AD) in Byzantine ring Boston Museum of Fine Arts, USA
Hellenistic Gold Necklace with Pendant, red stone at center. Circa late Centuries B.
Cleveland Museum of Art;
Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello
Byzantine Hollow Gold Cross With Garnet -- 700 CE
CAROLINGIAN AMULET Charlemagne's talisman, sapphire in gold setting with jewels and pearls, found in the Emperor's tomb in Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle), Germany.