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Buckle, late 18th-19th century. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, gold plate, and rubies. Musée Guimet, Paris; photo: © RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier

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Frontlet (Ornament), 19th century. Diamonds, gold, and pearls.

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Bird-shaped pendant, 17th century. Rock crystal, diamonds, emeralds, gold, pearls, and rubies.

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Pendentif en forme d'oiseau, cristal de roche, diamant, émeraude, or, perles. Inde, époque moghole (17e siècle) (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier

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Buckle, late 18th-19th century (Jaipur). Diamonds, emeralds, gold, gold leaf, and rubies.

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Earrings and nose ornament, 19th century. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, pearls, and rubies.

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Ornement de turban (sarpûsh), diamant, émeraude, or. Lahore, Inde (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier