Ruby- Necklace with a 19th Century Pendant from South India,
Tumbled Rubies, divided by tiny goldbeads
The pendant is a small 19th century bazuband ( ornament for the upper arm) from South India.
This bazuband was not made for human use, it was given as a gift to a temple and adorned a statue
Rubies, one Emerald (?) and one white Sapphire are set with excellent Kundan technique in a golden frame
Gold, Ruby, Emerald (?), Sapphire
44 cm long without the hook