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virtual-artifacts:

This carved and stained ivory netsuke is in the form of an octopus caught in an octopus trap.
Signed Ohara Mitsuhiro and Kaigyokusai Masatsugu
Edo Period,  ca. 1825-1875, Japan
Height 2,9 cm.

virtual-artifacts:

This carved and stained ivory netsuke is in the form of an octopus caught in an octopus trap.

Signed Ohara Mitsuhiro and Kaigyokusai Masatsugu

Edo Period,  ca. 1825-1875, Japan

Height 2,9 cm.

(via wanderthewood)

redsomethingdesign:

gothchicaccessories:

Victorian DRAGON Cufflinks 

Cufflink
wanderthewood:

Georgian Skeleton Ring (inspired by 18th c. mourning rings) by billyblue22

wanderthewood:

Georgian Skeleton Ring (inspired by 18th c. mourning rings) by billyblue22

giftsofnature:

Pyrite by Geological Curators’ Group on Flickr.
gothchicaccessories:

Deus Ex Machina - Alain Bellino sculpture

gothchicaccessories:

Deus Ex Machina - Alain Bellino sculpture

(via redsomethingdesign)

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Dioptase - Mindouli District, DR Congo (Zaire)

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Dioptase - Mindouli District, DR Congo (Zaire)

(Source: crystalclassics.co.uk, via cerebrospinalien)

Heather Roblin

Heather Roblin

ladyvyola:

Spring has sprung!
Art Nouveau diamond, pearl, and plique-à-jour enamel floral brooch (x)

ladyvyola:

Spring has sprung!

Art Nouveau diamond, pearl, and plique-à-jour enamel floral brooch (x)

ornaments-of-the-world:

A BLACK GURI LACQUER FOOTED TRAY
Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Of octagonal outline, the shallow sides lobed and rising to a notched rim, the interior carved through alternating black and red layers of lacquer with a central flowerhead formed by linked ‘pommel scroll’ motifs encircled by four concentric rows of varying ‘pommel scroll’ designs, the exterior with similar motifs and xiangcao scrolls repeated on the pedestal foot
15¼in. (38.8cm.) across, box

A guri lacquer square box and cover
19th Century
carved through layers of black and red lacquer with symmetrical scrolling designs — 5¼in. (13.4cm.) wide, (minor wear).

A small Chinese guri lacquer box and cover
19th century
of circular shape, deeply carved through the layers with geometric ruyi head designs, metal mounts to the rims — 2½in. (6.4cm.) diam.; and another similar box and cover of shallow form — 3in. (7.6cm.) diam.

(via wanderthewood)

aglaiatangle:

The Guennol Lioness
Elamite Lioness Demon, ca. third millenium BC
8.3 cm (3.25 in)
Power

aglaiatangle:

The Guennol Lioness

Elamite Lioness Demon, ca. third millenium BC

8.3 cm (3.25 in)

Power

medievalvisions:

Byzantine cloisonné, rock-crystal, and amethyst necklace, 10th century CE.

medievalvisions:

Byzantine cloisonné, rock-crystal, and amethyst necklace, 10th century CE.

tumuseum:

Medieval Cross Pendant, XI - XIII century.
Ancient Rus, Byzantium, Vikings.

tumuseum:

Medieval Cross Pendant, XI - XIII century.

Ancient Rus, Byzantium, Vikings.

tumuseum:

Early medieval female amulets and jewellerys - crescent. Slavs, Balts, Vikings. X - XIII century.

tumuseum:

Early medieval female amulets and jewellerys - crescent. Slavs, Balts, Vikings. X - XIII century.

virtual-artifacts:

Mixtec or Aztec lip plugs, Mexico.

 ”In Mesoamerica the labret, or lip-plug, was a piece of jewelry worn only by noble males in Central Mexico. Inserted through a pierced hole in the lower lip, a labret qualified the wearer’s speech and breath as precious.”

sources: 123

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