Selection of necklaces from Cheapside hoard: 16th-17th century
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Selection of necklaces from Cheapside hoard. From top to bottom: Gold chain of alternate quatrefoils and daisies enamelled blue and white; Gold chain, in two pieces, of alternate flowers and bows enamelled and set with turquoises and table cut diamond; Chain, gold with alternate roses and vine leaves linked by loops and staples. The roses are decorated in white champleve enamel, their leaves at the back in pale green enamel, the vine leaves are decorated in dark green champleve enamel; Part of a gold chain of flowers enamelled white and set with alternate table-cut diamonds and trap-cut emeralds.
1501 AD - 1625 AD