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A selection of Islamic Jewelry From a Private American collection

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We are pleased to offer a comprehensive collection of Islamic jewelry. The collection consists mainly of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants, rings, pins, brooches, and ornaments. The collection has been assembled over several decades and mostly purchased from the jewelry collection belonging to Mrs Patti Birch of St. Thomas, of the United States Virgin Islands. Some of those pieces were exhibited in the Jewelry Museum in Pforzheim, Germany. The pieces in this collection cover the historical development of some 3000 years of pre-Islamic and Islamic civilizations mainly from northern or north-western Iran. There at the edge of the Caspian Sea and in the Zargos mountains, where different civilizations succeeded each other and have left their treasures.


Amalash Gold Necklace Circa 1 000-800 BC., Consisting of fourteen gold ornaments decorated with dots and circular motifs, interspersed with twenty eight gold beads, restrung together with ancient Sumerian lapis lazui beads. Length 43 cm. $8,000


Bactrian gold necklace with agate pendant circa 2nd – 1 st millennium BC, length 65 cm. $5,000


Islamic Gold Necklace Consisting of eighteen gold balls (1 .7 cm. in diameter each). Each ball studded with four garnets. Re-strung together with ancient Islamic blue faience beads. Length 47 cm. $20,000


Islamic Gold Necklace Consisting of twenty nine gold balls (1 .5 cm. each in diameter), decorated with filigree gold wire. Re-strung together with ancient Islamic carnelian beads. Length 55 cm. $1 0,000


Important Islamic Fatimid Gold Necklace Circa 11 th – 1 2th century A.D. Consisting of six large conical shaped gold beads, some decorated with turquoise stones, others with filigree wire (largest bead length 9 cm.), , six rounded gold beads(1 .5 cm in diameter each),, and two tubular beads (1 cm. in length each),re-strung with ancient Bactrian green glass beads, length 65 cm. Price on Request


Islamic Gold Necklace Consisting of thirteen large gold balls (1 .9 cm. in diameter each), re-strung together with ancient Islamic blue faience beads. Length 40 cm. $1 5,000


Sassanian cubic gold necklace circa 4th-5th century AD. Consisting of seventeen cubes inlaid with garnets, re-strung together with ancient Near Eastern faience tubular brown beads. Length 44 cm. $25,000


Islamic Gold Necklace Necklace consisting of twenty eight gold balls, nine balls 1 .5 cm. each in diameter, nineteen balls 1 .2 cm. in diameter each. Re-strung together with ancient Islamic blue glass beads. Length 58 cm. $20,000


Islamic Gold Necklace Circa 11 th - 1 2th Century A.D. Necklace consisting of twenty seven gold beads, two beads 1 .7 cm. in diameter each, twenty five beads 1 .2 c. in diameter each. Decorated with filigree gold wire and re-strung together with ancient Islamic turquoise blue faience beads. Length 54 cm. $1 5,000


Islamic Seljuk Gold Necklace circa 1 200 AD Consisting of six large biconical jeweled beads (largest bead length 6.4 cm.), one rounded gold ball (2.5 cm. diam. Each). Re-strung together with ancient Bactriancylindrical pale blue beads.Length 48 cm. $30,000


Islamic Gold and Jeweled Link Necklace Circa 1 0th - 11 th Century A.D., length 33 cm. Consisting of links of gold and decorated with diamond shaped stones in alternating green and blue. $20,000


Islamic gold necklace circa 1 2th-1 3th century AD, diameter each 1 .9 cm. Consisting of twenty decorated gold beads, re-strung together with ancient Bactrian pale blue cylindrical beads. Length 67 cm. $1 5,000


Islamic Seljuk Gold Bracelet circa 1 2th-1 3th century, diameter 7 cm. $6,000


Islamic Seljuk Gold Bracelet circa 1 2th-1 3th century, diameter 7 cm. $6,000


Islamic Seljuk Gold Bracelet circa 1 2th-1 3th century, diameter 7 cm. $6,000


Islamic gold, pearl and garnet bracelet circa 1 5th century, 1 4 cm. length. $5,000


Islamic gold, pearl and garnet bracelet circa 1 5th century, 1 3 cm. length. $5,000


Greek gold diadem circa 4th – 3rd century BC, length 40 cm. $5,000


Islamic Gold Bracelet Seljuk Circa 1 200 A.D., 7 cm. in diameter, $1 0,000


Islamic Fatimid gold bracelet with lion head terminals circa 11 th-1 2th century AD, 5.6 cm. in diameter. $1 0,000


Islamic Gold Earring, North Persia Circa 11 th - 1 2th Century A.D., Length 3.2 cm. Height 2.5 cm.In the shape of a small animal (lion?), Its body is completely covered with filigree circles. The semi circular head appears like a mask, the eyes and mouth inlaid with red and turquoise jewels, Five more inlays in turquoise around the body. $5,000


Islamic gold earrings circa 1 7th-1 8th century AD, 4.5 cm. in length each $2,000


Islamic gold earrings circa 1 7th – 1 8th century AD, 3.5 cm. in length each $2,000


Pair of a Greek gold earrings circa 3rd – 2nd century BC, 1 .5 cm. in diameter each $2,500


Greek gold earring circa 3rd – 2nd century BC, 1 .7 cm. in diameter $1 ,500


Pair of Greek gold earrings circa 3rd – 2nd century BC, 1 .9 cm. in diameter $4,000


Islamic gold earring circa 1 0th-11 th century AD, 3cm. in length $500


Pair of Islamic elaborate gold earrings circa 1 2th-1 3th century AD, 5 cm. in diameter each $7,500


Pair of Islamic gold and glass earrings circa 1 0th-11 th century AD, 5.7 cm. in length each $6,000


Islamic gold inlaid earrings circa 1 2th-1 3th century AD, 4 cm in length each $4,000


Islamic gold ring with inlaid blue stone circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with inlaid carnelian stone circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with inlaid turquoise stone circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with carnelian stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with white stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with turquoise stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with turquoise stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with turquoise stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with red colored stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring circa 1 9th century AD $700


Islamic gold ring with carnelian stone inlays circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with red stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with eye agate stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000.


Islamic gold ring with blue stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with blue stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD, $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with blue stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with red stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with green stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic gold ring with green stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with red stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with turquoise stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $1 ,000


Islamic gold ring with blue stone inlay circa 1 9th century AD $800


Islamic Large Filigree Gold Capsule Circa 9th - 11 th Century A.D., Length 3.8 cm. Made of open work with four balls suspended underneath, two suspension loops on top. $1 ,500


Islamic Ottoman Lunar Shaped Pendant with Jewel inlays Circa1 6th - 1 7th Century A.D. With small loop on one side for suspension, decorated with turquoise and pink colored stones. Length 6.5 cm. $3,500


Islamic Seljuk Purse Shaped Gold Pendant Circa 1 200 A.D., Length 6.4 cm., Height 6 cm. Hollow on the inside with two openings at each terminal for suspension. Decorated with filigree gold wire in circular and triangular motifs. $1 5,000


Luristan Gold Double Animal headed Pendant Circa 800 B.C., length 6.4 cm. Made of gold with two animal heads, one on each terminal, three loop for suspension and three double balls in gold and red glass underneath. $1 0,000


A group of four Islamic gold inlaid pendants Ottoman circa 1 8th-1 9th Century AD, 2.5 – 3 cm. length each, $4,000


Islamic large gold domed bead circa 9th-1 0th AD, 3 cm. high. $3,000


Islamic gold inlaid pendant circa 11 th-1 2th century AD, 3 cm. in length $2,000


A group of fifteen gold rosettes Pakistan, circa 2nd – 1 st millennium BC, diameter each 4 cm. $1 0,000


A pair of Amalash gold conical dress ornaments circa 9th-8th century BC, diameter each 7 cm. $5,000


A group of twenty Bactrian gold appliquĂŠs circa 1 000 BC, 3.2 x 3.2 cm. each $8,000


A group of ten Bactrian gold appliquĂŠs circa 1 000-800 BC, 1 .9 x 1 .9 cm. each $3,500


A group of seven Bactrian gold ornaments circa 800 BC, diameter each 3 cm. $3,500


Islamic Ottoman gold and inlaid hair pin circa 1 7th – 1 8th Century AD, length 1 4.6 cm $20,000


Islamic gold bird ornament circa 1 9th century AD, 3.8 cm. high $5,000


Islamic gold and silver bird pin circa 1 2th-1 3th century AD, 9 cm. length $5,000


Pair of Greek gold hair ornaments circa 5th – 4th century BC, 1 .5 cm in diameter each $4,500


Islamic goldBactrian disc ornament 49- A group of seven gold ornaments circa 1circa 2th-1 800 3th century AD, 5.6each cm. 3incm. diameter BC, diameter $2,000 $3,500


Islamic gold inlaid ornament circa 1 2th -1 3th century AD, 3.3 cm. in diameter $2,000


A pair of Islamic bronze torch stands circa 1 7th – 1 8th century, 32.5 cm. high each. $5,000


Islamic Qajar Damacened Ewer and Basin circa 1 7th – 1 8th century, 46 cm. high. $8,500


Islamic proverb leaf circa 1 8th century, 26 x 1 2.7cm $400


Islamic signed manuscript leaf wedding scene, circa 1 7th-1 8th century, 29 x 1 9 cm. $1 ,500


Islamic manuscript leaf, hunting scene 1 7th-1 8th century, 26 x1 8 cm. $1 ,500


Islamic manuscript leaf market scene circa 1 7th-1 8th century, 29 x 1 9 cm. $1 ,500


Islamic manuscript leaf 1 7th-1 8th century, 27 x 1 8 cm. $1 ,300


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an gold leaf back, 1 8th century, 21 .5 x 1 3 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an gold leaf back, 1 8th century, 21 .5 x 1 3 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an circa 1 8th century, 23 x 11 cm. $500


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 21 .5 x 1 4 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 21 .5 x 1 4 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 24.4 x 1 5.3 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 24.8 x 1 5.3 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 24 x 1 6.5 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 24 x 1 6.3 cm. $700


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 279 H., 24 x 1 5.5 cm. $700


Islamic manuscript leaf circa 1 7th-1 8th century, 27 x 1 8 cm. $1 ,500


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 252 H., 23 x 1 4 cm. $500


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 31 8 H. century, 23 x 1 4 cm. $500


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 289 H. 24 x 1 4 cm. $500


Islamic leaf from the Holly Qur’an dated 1 31 8 H. 24 x 1 5.3 cm. $500


Islamic manuscript leaf of a seated man circa 1 7th - 1 8th century, 11 .5 x 7 cm. $500


Islamic Qajar painting of a standing woman circa 1 9th century, measurements: 97 x 61 cm. $8,000


Islamic Qajar painting of a seated woman circa 1 9th century, measurements: 55 x 44 cm. $8,000


Islamic Qajar painting of a standing woman playing a musical instrument circa 1 9th century, measurements: 69 x 29 cm. $6,500


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