Necklace (timaniya)


National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi
New Delhi , India

The necklace (timaniya) of rectangular form composed of a network of gold beads suspending a multi-tiered fringe of triangular stamped sheet gold pieces with a fringe of gold beads and three gems set pieces framed in seed pearls with a fringe of gold beads below. Surmounting the network of gold beads is a rectangular panel set with rows of rubies and emeralds and diamond flowerheads with blue enamel detail, the whole encircled with seed pearls.  On either side of the pendant, the necklace is strung with pearls woven into beads interspersed with gold beads and gem set panels.


  • Title: Necklace (timaniya)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1900/2000
  • Location: Rajasthan
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls
  • Accession Number: 88.626

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