Gemstones: Turquoise

Egyptian Lotus Ring

Egyptian, New Kingdom decorated with lotus flowers & baguettes Gold, lapis, turquoise & carnelian The Louvre Source link (could not find anywhere in the English catalog of the Louvre?) — via Pinterest … [Read more...]

Egyptian Revival Scarab Brooch

An Egyptian Revival Gold and Scarab Brooch [nothing further known, no source?] … [Read more...]

Persian Turquoise Bangle

A Seljuk turquoise-set gold Bangle Persia, 12th Century The ridged, triangular section box-construction shank terminating in a double lion-head clasp and two set oval turquoises, the pyramidic bezel set with a glass rectangle and flanked by two set circular turquoises, a pin fitting at the base of the bezel, the shanks decorated with raised quatrefoils flanked by … [Read more...]