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Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India

Mughal Horn Pendant
Mughal Era, 18th century
Emerald, ruby, diamond and pearl in 22K gold
6 x 8.5 x 2 cm.

This gold pendant features a 125 carat Colombian emerald engraved in Arabic with salutations of peace. Set with diamonds, Burmese rubies, emerald beads and dangling pearls, it was made for a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore.

Courtesy of a private collection. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA.