Necklaces, Pendants and Bracelets

Explore our collection of necklaces, pendants and bracelets at National Museums Scotland. Many of these are on display in our Art, Design and Fashion galleries at the National Museum of Scotland. http://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/ #Jewellery #Style #Fashion #Art
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Pendant of silver in the form of a Latin Cross with scrollwork set with light green peridots, with a reliquary containing some looped gold wire and a small label: probably Italian, 18th century

Pendant of silver in the form of a Latin Cross with scrollwork set with light green peridots, with a reliquary containing some looped gold wire and a small label: probably Italian, century

Gold and enamel pendant entitled 'My Lady Crowns Love': Scottish, Edinburgh, by Phoebe Traquair, 1902

Every object in our collection has a story to tell. Discover some of the most treasured, unusual and ground-breaking here.

Heart shaped pendant of gold, enamelled and bearing a bird design, set with pearls and opals and with a gold suspension loop: Scottish, Aberdeen, by James Cromar Watt

Heart shaped pendant of gold, enamelled and bearing a bird design, set with pearls and opals and with a gold suspension loop: Scottish, Aberdeen, by James Cromar Watt

old and enamel pendant badge of the Order of the Thistle, by John James Edington, London, 1825 - 1826

old and enamel pendant badge of the Order of the Thistle, by John James Edington, London, 1825 - 1826

Heavy silver necklace made using the traditional technique of knotless knitting: Norwegian, Nesoddtangen, by Toril Bjorg, 1996

Heavy silver necklace made using the traditional technique of knotless knitting: Norwegian, Nesoddtangen, by Toril Bjorg, 1996

Necklace or collar of gold consisting of four rows of rings threaded on a pad of fibre: Ancient Egyptian, from Qurna, Thebes, 2nd Intermediate Period, 17th Dynasty, c.1585-1545 BC

Necklace of gold consisting of four rows of rings strung on fiber, ancient Egyptian, B.

Necklace of decorated slate discs linked by embellished silver rings, with long suspended pendant and elongated lentoid elements of hollow silver: U.S.A., Texas, El Paso, by Rachelle Thiewes, 1994

Necklace of decorated slate discs linked by embellished silver rings, with long suspended pendant and elongated lentoid elements of hollow silver: U.S.A., Texas, El Paso, by Rachelle Thiewes, 1994

Necklace of gold, moonstones and opals: English, London, designed by Edward Spencer for the Artificers' Guild, c. 1905

Necklace of gold, moonstones and opals: English, London, designed by Edward Spencer for the Artificers' Guild, c.

Oval locket of gold and a gold and pearl pendant which was probably formerly attached to the locket, Scottish, late 16th century, preserved by the Clerks of Penicuik as a relic of Mary, Queen of Scots

Oval locket of gold and a gold and pearl pendant which was probably formerly attached to the locket, Scottish, late century, preserved by the Clerks of Penicuik as a relic of Mary, Queen of Scots

Pendant or amulet of hollow gold depicting a fish known locally as shāl, or the “upside-down catfish” with a ring for suspension in its mouth : Ancient Egyptian, excavated by Petrie in Tomb 72 in Harageh Cemetery A, Late Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, c.1862-1750 BC

Ancient Egyptian gold pendant of a catfish. Dates to Late Middle Kingdom, dynasty, BCE. From the collection of the National Museums Scotland.

'Coral Cement 3' necklace, opal, wood, silver, cement: Journet, France by Terhi Tolvanen, 2012

'Coral Cement 3' necklace, opal, wood, silver, cement: Journet, France by Terhi Tolvanen, 2012

Crescentic jet necklace consisting of 6 engraved spacer plates , a triangular toggle and 110 fusiform beads, from a Bronze Age burial at Killy Kiaran, Kilmartin, Argyll, 2050 - 1800 BC

Crescentic jet necklace consisting of 6 engraved spacer plates , a triangular toggle and 110 fusiform beads, from a Bronze Age burial at Killy Kiaran, Kilmartin, Argyll, 2050 - 1800 BC

Pendant of two articulated parts, of human shape, possibly of a katsina, 14kt gold, inlaid with black jade, carved coral, number 8 spider web turquoise, and onyx: Americas, USA, Southwest, San Felipe, by Richard Chavez, c. 2008

Pendant of two articulated parts, of human shape, possibly of a katsina, 14kt gold, inlaid with black jade, carved coral, number 8 spider web turquoise, and onyx: Americas, USA, Southwest, San Felipe, by Richard Chavez, c. 2008

Pendant jewel of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, emeralds and pearls, an elephant on a platform with scroll work: probably Italian, 16th century

Pendant jewel of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, emeralds and pearls, an elephant on a platform with scroll work: century.

Pendant of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, amethysts and a coral cameo with the bust of Christ on one side and the Virgin on the other: coral Sicily, 17th century, mount France or Italy, mid-17th century

Pendant of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, amethysts and a coral cameo with the bust of Christ on one side and the Virgin on the other: coral Sicily, 17th century, mount France or Italy, mid-17th century

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