A NEW KINGDOM GOLD AND CARNELIAN NECKLACE dynasty xviii-xix, 1550-1196 b.c. Composed of twenty-eight flat carnelian lotus-seed pendants interspersed with globular and lozenge-shaped carnelian beads, and hollow, incised gold beads with cylindrical collars, the necklace centered by a Roman Period gold-mounted carnelian scarab pendant with a gold lentoid suspension, set with a small cabachon garnet
Bracelet. Epoch. Period: Early Iron Age. Date: Sakae Culture. 4th century BC. Place of finding: Siberian collection of Peter I. Archaeological site: Russia, Siberia. Material: gold. Technique: cast and chased.
ca 1900. Gold, enamel, mother-of-pearl, opal, emerald, colored stones, gold paint. Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). This remarkable brooch is a highlight of the three-year partnership of Georges Fouquet, the French jeweler known for his inventiveness and high-quality execution, and Alphonse Mucha, the Czech graphic artist whose work perhaps best epitomizes the decorative luxuries of the Art Nouveau style. The two men collaborated from 1899 to 1901.