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Earring  Period: Central Javanese period Date: 8th–early 9th century or earlier Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Gold

Earring Period: Central Javanese period Date: century or earlier Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Gold

Jewish betrothal rings are one of history's most beautiful secrets. Their sophisticated craftsmanship and distinctive elegance has remained unparalleled, despite the rings almost being forgotten by Jewish communities for hundreds of years. These unique and opulent rings featured wonderful m

The History of Jewish Wedding Rings

century gold "Jewish wedding ring shaped like a hexagonal building – symbolising both the marital home and the Temple of Jerusalem – with gothic arches, gables and a pyramidal roof on which is inscribed mazel tov

Indonesia ~ Sumatra | Two bracelets and a ring from the Toba Batak people.  A) Ø 9.5 cm; brass.  B) Ø 7.5 cm; brass and copper and C) Ø 3.5 cm; brass and copper | Top to bottom) HP 325€, 80€ and 70€ ~ all sold (Nov '15) // 136031874109

Indonesia ~ Sumatra | Two bracelets and a ring from the Toba Batak people. A) Ø 9.5 cm; brass. B) Ø 7.5 cm; brass and copper and C) Ø 3.5 cm; brass and copper | Top to bottom) HP 325€, 80€ and 70€ ~ all sold (Nov '15) // 136031874109

Indonesia ~ Lampung | Necklace; gold and glass beads | Early 20th century   |||  {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Lampung | Necklace; gold and glass beads | Early 20th century ||| {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Java | Gilded bass headdress ornament | ca. 1970 or earlier

Indonesia ~ Java | Gilded bass headdress ornament | ca. 1970 or earlier

Indonesia ~ Flores | Earring ~ 'Ata Wolo or Mboko Leba' ~ gold | Early 19th century  |||  {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Flores | Earring ~ 'Ata Wolo or Mboko Leba' ~ gold | Early 19th century ||| {GPA}

Set of Gold Regalia for a Statue. Circa 800 AD, Central Java, Indonesia. This extremely rare set of 38 gold ornaments appears to have been made for a statue, probably a wooden statue. Most probably, the statue was a Buddhist image, if not necessarily an image of the Buddha itself. Such a statue would have been kept in a temple and on festival days, it would have been adorned with gold ornaments such as those here. This and more ancient Asian art on CuratorsEye.com

38 Indonesian gold ornaments, c. It is a largest set of gold regalia ever collected for a statue in Central Java, Indonesia. The script on the chest cord translates as “‘The weight of the pailut with the diadem: 2 suvarṇa, 1 māṣa, 2 kupaṅ’”

Indonesia ~ Bugis | Pair of ear discs or pendants ~ Kowari' ~ gold | Late 19th to early 20th century   |||  {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Bugis | Pair of ear discs or pendants ~ Kowari' ~ gold | Late 19th to early 20th century ||| {GPA}