Heart-shaped brooch

 

Heart-shaped brooch

England or France, about 1400
Gold

Diptych Pendant

 

Diptych Pendant

Northern Germany, about 1450-80
Partially gilded silver and enamel

Prophylactic pendant

 

Prophylactic pendant

England, about 1540-60
Gold, enamel, hessonite garnet, peridot, sapphire

IHS Pendant

 

IHS Pendant

Northern Europe, 1580-1600
Gold with enamel and diamonds

The Heneage Jewel

 

The Heneage Jewel

England, about 1595
Gold with enamel, rock crystal, diamonds and rubies

The Heneage Jewel

 

Signet ring

England, about 1554-75
Gold with chalcedony intaglio

Gimmel ring

 

Gimmel ring

Germany, about 1600-50
Gold with enamel and diamond

Signet pendant

 

Signet pendant

France, about 1620-50
Gold with enamel

Breast ornament

 

Breast ornament

Probably France, about 1620-30
Gold with enamel and diamonds

Pomander

 

Pomander

Western Europe, 1600–50
Silver and mastic

Chain bracelet

 

Chain bracelet

Northern Europe, about 1640
Gold with enamel

Watch

 

Watch

Justin Vulliamy, London and Geneva, about 1777
Gold, enamel and diamonds

Necklace with sapphire pendant

 

Necklace with sapphire pendant

Western Europe, about 1660 with later additions
Gold with diamonds, enamel, sapphire and pearl

Pair of shoe buckles

 

Pair of shoe buckles

Boulton and Smith, Birmingham, 1792–1806
Cut steel and leather

Forty-six diamond ornaments

 

Forty-six diamond ornaments

Leopold Pfisterer, St Petersburg, 1764
Brilliant-cut diamonds set in silver

Watch

 

Watch

John Ellicott, London, about 1753
Gold, gilded metal and shagreen

Gold box

 

Gold box

Paris, 1750–3
Gold and enamel

Gold and hardstone box

 

Gold and hardstone box

J.C. Neuber, Dresden, about 1775

Pendant with bust of the Christ Pantokrator

 

Pendant with bust of the Christ Pantokrator

Castellani, Rome, after 1855
Gold, enamel and micromosaic

Princess Charlotte mourning pendant

 

Princess Charlotte mourning pendant

England, 1817
Gold, enamel, diamonds and hair

Bodice ornament

 

Bodice ornament

Probably England, about 1850
Diamonds and gold

Heart-shaped locket with key

 

Heart-shaped locket with key

England, about 1830–40
Gold, turquoise, ruby, emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby and diamond

Chatelaine

 

Chatelaine

London, about 1850
Cut steel

Brooch with cameo of Queen Victoria

 

Brooch with cameo of Queen Victoria

Félix Dafrique, Paris, 1851
Shell, gold, enamel, emeralds and diamonds

Pendant with the Battle of Dogali

 

Pendant with the Battle of Dogali

Castellani, Rome, 1888
Gold, enamel, rubies, pearls and sapphire

Necklace with pendant mask of Achelous

 

Necklace with pendant mask of Achelous

London, about 1865
Gold

Pendant with ship

 

Pendant with ship

Reinhold Vasters, Aachen, about 1860
Gold with enamel and pearls

The Seringapatam Jewel

 

The Seringapatam Jewels

England, about 1874–1930
Rubies, emeralds, diamonds, gold and silver

The Wagner Girdle

 

The Wagner Girdle

Alexander Fisher, London, 1893–6
Steel, gold, enamel and gemstones

Orchid hair ornament

 

Orchid hair ornament

Philippe Wolfers, Brussels, 1902
Gold with enamel, diamonds and rubies

Pendant-brooch with peacock

Pendant-brooch with peacock

C.R. Ashbee, London, about 1900
Gold and silver with diamonds, pearls and garnet

The Mountbatten Bandeau

The Mountbatten Bandeau

Cartier, London, 1928
Rubies, sapphires, emeralds, diamonds and platinum

Thunderbolt brooch

 

Thunderbolt brooch

England, 1937
Platinum set with diamonds

Bangle

 

Bangle

Friedrich Becker, Düsseldorf, 1988
Stainless steel and synthetic sapphire

Necklace

 

Necklace

Charlotte de Syllas, London, 1989
Green nephrite, coral, jadeite, seed pearls and silver

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