Diamond Cluster Ring with Opium Compartment - c. 1640 - diamonds and gold - “locket ring” could contain miniatures of loved ones or of royals or religious relics - others were intended to contain poison, usually an opiate - bezel represents the poppy
An antique black enamel and fourteen karat gold bracelet comprising six enamel and gold plaques in a stylized fluer-de-lys design, framed by granulated openwork scrolls, accented with alternating granulated gold floral spacers; with French import mark
Ring with a Small Flying Duck Epoch. Period: Early Iron Age Date: Scythian Culture. century BC Place of finding: The Dnieper Region, near Nikopol Archaeological site: Chertomlyk Barrow Material: gold Technique: casting, engraving Dimensions: diam.