Armband (bazuband); Indian, late 17th–early 18th century; Delhi area, Northern India. This armband has five, hinged segments, each set with foil-backed, cabochon emeralds. http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/armband-bazuband-15396
This pendant centers on a beautifully carved square shaped emerald, with a surround of rose cut diamonds, set in gold, and suspending a single baroque pearl drop. The stunning carved sugar loaf cut emerald weighs approximately 25 carats, and the total diamond weight is approximately 9.50 carats. The emerald is rare for its size and color.