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Turquoise

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Works of Art (17)

Armlet, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, carnelian, turquoise (2006.544.13a,b)
Begging bowl, late 19th–early 20th century,Attributed to Central Asia, Silver, fire gilded with applied silver chain decoration, carnelians and turquoises, and tassels (2007.497.12)
Ceremonial Knife (tumi), 9th–11th century, Peru, Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, silver, turquoise (1974.271.60)
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. 1180–90, Made in Limoges, France, Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior (17.190.514)
Collar stud, early 20th century, Attributed to Ersari, Central Asia or Iran, Silver with parcel gilt (or fire gilt) embossing, with glass stones and turquoise beads (2007.497.6)
Gold beads from a necklace, 19th–early 20th century, Saudi Arabia, Fabricated from sheet, wire, and swaged wire, decorated with granulation, set with turquoise (1980.306a-e)
Headdress, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, silver gilded link chain (2006.544.8)
Jewelry elements, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 14th–16th century, Iran or Central Asia, Gold sheet, worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass, large medallion (1989.87a–l)
Knife, 12th–11th century B.C., Northwest China, Bronze inlaid with turquoise (49.136.9)
Ornamental plaques, 6th–8th century, Tibet/West Asia or western China, Gold with turquoise inlay (2000.442a-e)
Pair of Earflares, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell (66.196.40,.41)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, China (Khotan); Turkoman, Silver with silver filigree, cabochon, and table-cut turquoise (2005.443.7)
Pendant, 1891–1902, Marcus & Company (American), New York, Arizona turquoise, demantoid garnets, gold (2001.239)
Qur'an holder, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia and Iran, Silver with silver filigree and cabochon- and table-cut turquoises; Leather strap (2005.443.8)
Rings and necklace, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes,Carnelian and linen thread; blue-glazed steatite and linen thread; carnelian, turquoise, moss agate, amethyst, milky quartz, green-glazed steatite, and twisted linen cord (40.3.1,.11,.16)
Set of saddle plates, ca. 1400, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise (1999.118)