1. A gem-set gold nine planet ring
Rattanakosin period, 19th/20th century
2.8cm. diam., ring size 7.25
With a central diamond stud and eight oval stones of possibly a ruby, an emerald, a cat's-eye, a moonstone, diamond, a garnet, a yellow sapphire, a blue sapphire, glass, slightly raised settings spaced by pairs of small diamond studs and floral filigree designs.
• Compare with related examples in Richter, The Jewelry of Southeast Asia, London, 2000, p. 94, no. 94.
Detail: alternate view