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Amulet pendant

unknown1800/1900

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The amulet pendant in the form of a slim rectangular box, the cover with a flower in the middle having a ruby center and diamond heart-shaped petals kundan-set in gold. Around the flower are the nine precious navaratna gemstones interspersed with diamond-set foliage and a red enamel ground. Three suspension loops enamelled in green and white and three loops below suspending emerald beads. The reverse of the pendant is enamelled with a peacock and birds set amidst flowers in green, red, white and blue. The inside lid of the pendant is enamelled with birds and flowers.

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Details

  • Title: Amulet pendant
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Location: Rajasthan
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, diamonds, emeralds, ruby, pearl, yellow sapphire, coral, blue sapphire, cat’s eye, hessonite, enamel
  • Accession Number: 56.81/1

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