Turquoise Leaf Back
Material: Sterling silver with turquoise stones
Dimensions: 3.5cm x 2.4cm
Metal Weight: 7.8g
Inspiration: Jewelry in the 16th century was heavily ornamental and colorful. Royalty, including people of high ranks, were adorned with heavy jewelry beset with stones and beads. This was a symbol of wealth and status and still to this day, is one of the main features of Indian jewelry. The most commonly used stones were diamonds (mostly uncut), rubies, emeralds, pearls, sapphire and turquoise.