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Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring consisting of an oval open-work bezel and a patterned band. The centre has a solid plain raised circular boss which is surrounded by an intricate oval symmetrical pattern of open-work scrolls and arabesques punctuated with raised dots. | Asante people, Ghana | 19th - 20th century || {7.19}

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection

Pendant, Vani, Western Georgia, ca. 330 B.C.

Gold Pendant Decorated with a Bust and Two Sphinxes. Vani, Western Georgia, ca. 330 B.

A single gold earring.  Production place: Northern Greece, probably. Date: around  200–1 BC. Find spot: North Pakistan. Gold.

earring Date: circa 200 B. import: circa BC Description: earring, amphora with dolphin handles, side pendants suspended from double rosette, Graeco-Bactrian Find Spot: North Pakistan

Amulet Case Surmounted by a Ram. Period of the Tibetan Empire (China). 7th-9th century. Gold. The nomadic communities of Central Asia used such plaques to embellish clothing and horse trappings.

(Tibet) Amulet Gold Case Surmounted by a Ram. Period of the Tibetan Empire, China. ca century CE. The nomadic communities of Central Asia used such plaques to embellish clothing and horse trappings.

A PAIR OF ETRUSCAN GOLD DISKS   CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.   Each formed of domed sheet, encircled by granules, elaborately adorned in concentric rings, with clusters of granulation, filigree spirals centered by granules, clusters of granulation around larger granules, centered by a piriform knob embellished with granulation; mounted as earrings with modern gold backs and posts

Pair of Etruscan gold disks circa century B. wher we can see the fine granulation technique invented by the Etruscan.

Clothing Plaque with Antelope and Tiger | China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia) | Period of Tibetan Empire | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

(Tibet) Tibetan Gold Clothing Plaque with Antelope and Tiger. Period of Tibetan Empire. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Indonesia ~ Borneo | "These pairs of cast golden-hued earrings (Copper alloy, 19th century or earlier), of the Dayak peoples of Kalimantan, are in the shape of double-headed dragon-dogs, a mythological animal known as the aso" | Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago'

Borneo, Dayak peoples of Kalimantan - Aso, double-headed dragon-dogs

Gold with garnet Etruscan brooch, filigree & granulation techniques, circa 500 B.C.

sporadicq: “ ancientpeoples: Etruscan plate of gold. The plate is finely decorated with different patterns. In the middle is a large ruby. Source: Leiden Museum of.

MARTA :: Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Taranto Pendant - exquisite granulation technique.

Etruscan granulated gold lion pendant, c. National Archaeological Museum of Taranto, Italy.

Ornament for a Gugu Headdress, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Gold and carnelian; H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). Lent by Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Museum

Ornament for a Gugu Headdress, Yuan dynasty China. Gold and carnelian; Lent by Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Museum

Sappho Earring  Jewelry  Greek, 4th century BC  Creation Place: Thessaly  Gold

Sappho Earring century BCE Classical period, Late, to Early Hellenistic Creation Place: Thessaly Gold Harvard Art Museums

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring in the shape of a domed open-work bezel (frumepu, frumaampun) and solid band. | Asante people, Ghana | 19th century || {7.16}

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection

Necklace from Kurgans Trialeti, early second millennium.

"The Golden Fleece - Ancient treasures of Georgia." -- Necklace from Kurgans Trialeti -- Early second millennium -- Georgian National Museum

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