Carlo Giuliano, Necklace (gold, lapis lazuli, pearls, enamel) with Satyr’s-head pendants, England 1870. Made in time when imitating the ancient style of jewelry and decoration was fashionable[3000×4000]

Carlo Giuliano, Necklace (gold, lapis lazuli, pearls, enamel) with Satyr’s-head pendants, England 1870. Made in time when imitating the ancient style of jewelry and decoration was fashionable[3000×4000]

Ensemble of jewelry belonging to Queen Puabi. Sumerian, dating to around 2450 BC, made with gold, lapis, carnelian, agate, and shell. [1600×2642]

Ensemble of jewelry belonging to Queen Puabi. Sumerian, dating to around 2450 BC, made with gold, lapis, carnelian, agate, and shell. [1600×2642]

Lion claw bracelet of Princess Khnumit, one of the daughters of pharaoh Amenemhat II. Its made from gold, turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli. Egypt, 12th dynasty. 1991 to 1802 BC. [876×728]

Lion claw bracelet of Princess Khnumit, one of the daughters of pharaoh Amenemhat II. Its made from gold, turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli. Egypt, 12th dynasty. 1991 to 1802 BC. [876×728]

The Standard of Ur. A trapezoidal wooden box of unknown purpose, inlaid with mosaics of lapis lazuli, shell and red limestone, depicting scenes of wartime and peacetime. 26th century BC. [750×446]

The Standard of Ur. A trapezoidal wooden box of unknown purpose, inlaid with mosaics of lapis lazuli, shell and red limestone, depicting scenes of wartime and peacetime. 26th century BC. [750×446]

Gold and lapis lazuli assemble depicting the holy triad of the Osiris family (Horus, Osiris and Isis). It was once part of an pendant and bears the Cartouche of Pharao Osorkon II as well as an inscription at the bottom. Egypt, 22nd dynasty. 874 to 850 BC. [589×800]

Gold and lapis lazuli assemble depicting the holy triad of the Osiris family (Horus, Osiris and Isis). It was once part of an pendant and bears the Cartouche of Pharao Osorkon II as well as an inscription at the bottom.… Continue Reading

Owl figurine. Bone and lapis lazuli with incised details. From Kozani, Northern Greece. Late to Final Neolithic, 4300–3200 BC [1334×1800] [OC]

Owl figurine. Bone and lapis lazuli with incised details. From Kozani, Northern Greece. Late to Final Neolithic, 4300–3200 BC [1334×1800] [OC]

“Mantelpiece Clock” Manufactured at Boucher & Gravet Bronze Factory, France, 1880s. Material: copper alloys, steel and lapis lazuli [1312×1920]

“Mantelpiece Clock” Manufactured at Boucher & Gravet Bronze Factory, France, 1880s. Material: copper alloys, steel and lapis lazuli [1312×1920]

Bead bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I, mother of pharaoh Ahmose I. The beads are made from gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian and faience. Egypt, 17th Dynasty ~1530 BC. [564×632]

Bead bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I, mother of pharaoh Ahmose I. The beads are made from gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian and faience. Egypt, 17th Dynasty ~1530 BC. [564×632]