Medieval jewelry

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Charles IX of Sweden's Coronation Ring - 1607 - by Ruprecht Miller (German, d. 1624-31) - Statens Historiska Museum in Sweden

Charles IX of Sweden's coronation ring, 1607 - Alain.R.Truong

Charles IX of Sweden's Coronation Ring - 1607 - by Ruprecht Miller (German, d. 1624-31) - Statens Historiska Museum in Sweden

Rings, Chalcis Treasure. 14th century. British Museum

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Extensive set of photos of medieval jewelry held in the Musee du Cluny, Paris

Musee du Cluny, Paris

I took these several years ago, I scanned original photos to add these to my jewellery photo collection. 2010 I revisited this museum again, and added new images. Musee de Cluny : <a href="http://www.musee-moyenage.fr/ang/index.html" rel="noreferrer nofollow">www.musee-moyenage.fr/ang/index.html</a>

Gold Ring Brooch with Sapphires, German, Middle Rhine, c. 1340 - 1349    Gold, spinels, sapphires

Ring Brooch | German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: ca. 1340–49. Geography: Made in Midde Rhineland, Germany. Culture: German. Medium: Gold, spinels, and sapphires. Dimensions: Overall: 7/8 x 3/16 in....

Medieval Stirrup Ring. England, 13th-14th century. Gold and sapphire. High stirrup-shaped ring set with a sapphire, the bezel engraved on both sides with a stylized flower; the rear of the bezel ajouré.

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Chasse of Champagnat Ca 1150

Chasse of Champagnat | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inscription: (Surrounding figure on left): MA / RIA (Mary)(Surrounding figure in center): A / W (Alpha, Omega)(Surrounding figure on right): MARCIA / LIS ([Saint] Martial)

Lantern-shaped pendant reliquary; gold; middle formed of hexagonal tube of rock crystal enclosing minute wood-carving of the Ecce Homo and Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene and St John; column at each angle, lower part square, white enamel, upper baluster-shaped, ruby enamel; finial at top with double-faced head supported by two pairs of volute brackets; bottom plate engraved with strapwork panels and enamelled, projecting cherub in full relief. late 16th-early 17th century, Spain or Mexico

pendant; reliquary | British Museum

Lantern-shaped pendant reliquary; gold; middle formed of hexagonal tube of rock crystal enclosing minute wood-carving of the Ecce Homo and Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene and St John; column at each angle, lower part square, white enamel, upper baluster-shaped, ruby enamel; finial at top with double-faced head supported by two pairs of volute brackets; bottom plate engraved with strapwork panels and enamelled, projecting cherub in full relief. late 16th-early 17th century, Spain or Mexico

13th century gold prayer brooch.

Amuletic Brooch

This private, devotional brooch is shaped like an "A" and inscribed with the abbreviated prayer of AGLA: Atha Gebri Leilan Adonai ("Thou art mighty forever, O Lord").

Very nice high res....  Plume, Hungary, 17th c by Kotomi_, via Flickr

Flickriver: Photoset 'Museum of Applied Arts - Budapest' by Kotomi_

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Mors (Cape clasp) - Annonciation, Paris, 14c by Kotomi_, via Flickr

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A FILIGREE GOLD AND ENAMEL EARRING ELEMENT   NASRID SPAIN, 14TH CENTURY   Of drop shape, the earring composed of fine spiralling gold wire, the central band with cloisonné enamel lettering on a ground of gold spirals above a minor band of zigzags, the lower hemispherical portion with heart shaped gold spirals, minor repairs, slight encrusted dirt  1.1/8in. (3cm.) long

A FILIGREE GOLD AND ENAMEL EARRING ELEMENT

A FILIGREE GOLD AND ENAMEL EARRING ELEMENT NASRID SPAIN, 14TH CENTURY Of drop shape, the earring composed of fine spiralling gold wire, the central band with cloisonné enamel lettering on a ground of gold spirals above a minor band of zigzags, the lower hemispherical portion with heart shaped gold spirals, minor repairs, slight encrusted dirt 1.1/8in. (3cm.) long