LEAF-SHAPED PENDANT

  • necklace

    Banyan leaf-shaped gold pendant set with rubies, emeralds and white sapphires in the kundan technique and tipically worn on a long string of Basra pearls. This kind of jewels were traditionally made for the rich Bohra (muslim) community migrating to Central India, they often brought with them Burmese rubies to have set in the jewels they commissioned.

    Central India

    Late XIX century.

    Pendant H: cm 5,5.