Gold pendant set with rubi and diamond: 16th - 17th century
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Gold pendant set with rubies and diamonds. Gold pendant cross set with rose-cut rubies bordered by rose-cut diamonds. The bottom ruby is two additional pendant rubies linked to the arms of the cross and are on a separate link. The cross is enamelled white on the reverse. An applied flower is enamelled in translucent amber on the reverse; the front of the flower is enamelled in opaque white and acts as a foil for the central ruby. Part of the Cheapside Hoard.
1501 AD - 1625 AD