Inscribed royal spinel (balas ruby) weighing 249.3 carats. This majestic spinel is inscribed with the names of its six imperial owners and has the distinction of having the second-most number of such inscriptions. It was a gift from the Safavid Shah Abbas the Great of Iran to the Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1621.
A RUBY AND PEARL 'RHADAKRISHNA' PENDANT. Designed as a round miniature depicting Rhada and Krishna in a ruby and pearl crescent-shaped part surround, the reverse with polychrome enamel of a peacock and other birds in foliage on a cream coloured background, suspending a cabochon ruby and gold drop-shaped pendant, 19th Century