A Necklace with Navaratna Stones North India or Hyderabad Late 18th early 19th Century A magnificent necklace from North India or Hyderabad. The central pendant with two layers of navaratna stones (nine Holy Stones) hanging from a necklace of linked navaratna squares separated with five lines of natural pearls. The reverse has magnificent enamelling.
An enamelled and gem-set torque (hasli), India, Jaipur, 19th century. of rigid ovoid from, with an applied diamond-set rosette to the centre and bridge and pin clasp, the upper side decorated with diamond flowerheads and leaves reserved against a blue enamelled ground, the reverse decorated in red, green, white and blue enamels with cartouches of alternating flowerheads flanked by birds, the edges bordered with pale blue enamelling and pearls