Selection of gems: 16th- 17th century
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Selection of gems from various parts of the world, part of the Cheapside hoard. The Cheapside hoard contains an array of precious and semi-precious gems from many parts of the world, which provides evidence of trade networks and European global conquest in Elizabethan and Jacobean period. This selection shows: three agates, one jasper, and one jade.
1501 AD - 1625 AD