Explore Renaissance Jewelry, Medieval Jewelry, and more!

Rings and other types of jewels were popular as tokens of love in the 1600s. This design of a heart pierced by arrows refers to Cupid and was widely used from the Renaissance. Cupid is the cherubic son of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. He shoots his arrows into people's hearts which makes them fall in love. This jewelled locket was probably made in Prague, in a workshop of the Imperial Habsburg court V&A

Brooch

Brooch Place of origin: Prague, Czech Republic Date: ca. Materials and Techniques: Enamelled gold, set with table-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds. Miniature painting in oil in metal

Королевы и "Стрелы амура".

A Trophy of Love brooch, France, circa enamelled gold set with cornelian, pearls and emeralds.

Savoy, France, 19th century A pair of 18 carat gold with pearls open worked earrings with three moving parts with hearts and stars, length: 6.5 x 2 cm.

Gold and Pearl Starry Earrings

Savoy, France, century A pair of 18 carat gold with pearls open worked earrings with three moving parts with hearts and stars, length: x 2 cm.

SNM Sammlung

Gold pendant featuring marshalled arms of the de Duno family; crafted from the “Ehepfennig”, a coin used to symbolise the sealing of the marriage vows,

The Darnley Jewel or Lennox Jewel

The Darnley or Lennox Jewel. It is said to have been commissioned by Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox for her husband Matthew Stewart, Earl of Lennox and Regent of Scotland, who fell in battle in

http://americangarageantiques.com/gallery.html cupid and arrow

American Garage, sellers of American painted Country Antiques and folk art form the and century

The Talisman of Charlemagne, c. 768-814. 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 sapphire at the front of the medallion.) The other gemstones are garnets, emeralds, and pearls. Enjoy the eternal inspiration! ∴ http://www.antoniosbliss.com

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

Renaissance Ring from Spanish Galleon wreck. 2 gems and a flower detail are missing. Also, I think, the whole ring was enameled, based on the goldsmithing. an amazing south american emerald.

A Glittering Visual History Of Emeralds

A Renaissance Colombian Emerald-Set Gold Jewel Recovered from the Shipwrecked Spanish Galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha Early Century - Photo Sotheby's, width 1 in. approximately carats.

Pinterest
Search