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On display at V&A South Kensington
South Asia Gallery, Room 41


ca. 1850 (made)
Place of origin

Gold, enamelled bracelet and set with diamonds and rubies.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Gold, enamelled and set with diamonds and rubies
Brief description
Gold enamelled bracelet set with rubies and diamonds; Jaipur, ca. 1850.
Physical description
Gold, enamelled bracelet and set with diamonds and rubies.
  • Diameter: 6.5cm
Object history
Purchased from the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Dholpur, Rajasthan, Shown at the 1851 Great Exhibition
Bibliographic references
  • Susan Stronge, Nima Smith, and J.C. Harle. A Golden Treasury : Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent London : Victoria and Albert Museum in association with Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 1988. ISBN: 0944142168 p.90 Susan Stronge, ' Jewellery for the Great Exhibitions', [Marg], pl. 1, p. 101
  • Barnard, Nick, Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838 p.92, pl. 4.10
  • Skelton, Robert, et al, The Indian Heritage. Court life and Arts under Mughal Rule London: The Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982 p. 110, cat. no. 316
  • Diamonds: the world's most dazzling exhibition, London, Natural History Museum, 2005
  • The Jewels of India: Marg, 1995 Number: ISBN 81-85026-30-0 Susan Stronge, p. 101 cat. no 1
  • Bryant, Julius and Weber, Susan; John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London Newhaven: Yale University Press, 2017 p. 8, fig. 1.13
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Record createdOctober 14, 2002
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