Ottoman Jewelry

Could only find very late period things.

This is a 13th century brass ornament to ward off the evil eye. Known as the Hand of Fatima or hamsa.

A gold openwork roundel, with tourmaline in the centre, surrounded by green beryl, yellow quartz and red rubies. 1&7/8in. (4.9cm.) diam. Sold by Christies for £3,000.

A late 17th century belt buckle of silver gilt. 10½in. (26.8cm.) long. Sold by Christies for £46,850.

Taken from Christies.

If interested, here is an article about The Art of Jewelry in the Ottoman Court by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

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