Gemstones: Garnet

Sapphire and Garnet Ring Brooch

Ring Brooch Date: 1250–1300 Culture: British or French Medium: Gold, sapphires and garnets Dimensions: Overall: 15/16 × 3/16 in. (2.4 × 0.4 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Gift of Tobias Meyer and Mark Fletcher, 2013 Provenance Found in Ringwood, Hampshire, England (in 1995); Sotheby's, London(July 6, 2007, lot 3); Tobias Meyer and Mark … [Read more...]

Frankish Garnet Ring

Date: 7th century Geography: Made in Northern France Culture: Frankish Medium: Gold, garnet cabochon Dimensions: Overall: 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/16 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm) bezel: 1/4 x 5/16 x 3/8 in. (0.7 x 0.8 x 0.9 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Source link … [Read more...]

Greek Gold and Garnet Siren Earring

A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRING WITH SIREN - HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. Auction House: Christie's Sale Title: Antiquities Location: London, King Street Sale Date: Apr 02, 2014 Lot Number: 0193 Estimate: 1,000 - 2,000 British pounds Price Realized: Unsold Saleroom Notice: This Lot is Withdrawn. Lot Description A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET … [Read more...]

Merovingian Glass & Garnet Gold Ring

A MEROVINGIAN GLASS AND GARNET GOLD FINGER RING circa 5th-6th century a.d. The hoop round in section, with collared shoulders joined to the diamond-shaped bezel, which is divided into quadrants and set with alternating squares of blue and green glass, the corners of the bezel terminating in roundels set with cabochon garnets Source link … [Read more...]

Byzantine Garnet Ring

Gold and garnet ring, circa 5th-7th centuries. This type of ring could be produced by a barbaric jeweller (Goth?) or by a Byzantine workshop for barbaric customers. (auto-translation) Source link … [Read more...]

Triple Garnet Ring

Garnet and gold ring, Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD The ring consists of three plates, each with a garnet, bezel-set. Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna Source … [Read more...]

Anglo-Saxon Cabochon Ring

Cabochon Ring found in Leeds, West Yorkshire — an unusually large, complete and spectacular gold ring with a lozenge-shaped bezel set with a garnet gem. Anglo-Saxon pieces of such high quality are extremely rare. It was made to be displayed as a sign of great wealth and status and is in near perfect condition. Source article … [Read more...]

Anglo-Saxon Pendant

Pendant Anglo-Saxon, 7th century The British Museum Circular sheet gold pendant with a beaded wire rim and corrugated suspension loop. Three cloisonné birds' heads with cabochon garnet eyes, arranged in the form of a triskele, radiate from a central garnet ring, which encloses a circular setting, now empty. Surrounding the ring are two concentric bands of filigree, … [Read more...]

Archaeological-Revival Intaglio Necklace

ARCHAEOLOGICAL-REVIVAL GOLD AND HARDSTONE INTAGLIO NECKLACE, ITALY, CIRCA 1870 Supporting 26 oval intaglios carved with themes and motifs from Classical antiquity, including carnelian, amethyst, garnet, chrysoprase, jasper, bloodstone and glass, alternating with rod fringes with floret terminals, length 14¾ inches, Italian assay mark, clasp deficient. Source link … [Read more...]