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“Pie-dish” Bezel Sapphire Ring, 14th century, gold, sapphire, This ring would have been prized by its owner not only for the beauty and rarity of the sapphire but also for the talismanic quantities of that stone. This type of setting enclosing the stone in a box resembling a dish for baking pies in the oven and known as ‘pie dish’, was used in the 13th and 14th centuries.

“Pie-dish” Bezel Sapphire Ring, 14th century, gold, sapphire, This ring would have been prized by its owner not only for the beauty and rarity of the sapphire but also for the talismanic quantities of that stone. This type of setting enclosing the stone in a box resembling a dish for baking pies in the oven and known as ‘pie dish’, was used in the 13th and 14th centuries.

3 Antique Bronze Buttons Circa 17th 18th Century Spain

3 Antique Bronze Buttons Circa 17th 18th Century Spain

Throughout the 18th century, as well as in the end of the 17th, and beginning of the 19th, men’s shirts were fastened with clever little buttons made of thread. These were simple to make with…

Throughout the 18th century, as well as in the end of the 17th, and beginning of the 19th, men’s shirts were fastened with clever little buttons made of thread. These were simple to make with…

Death’s Head buttons tutorial

Death’s Head buttons tutorial

Tutorial for making a variety of thread covered buttons @ Recreating and Century Clothing: The Renaissance Tailor

Recreating 16th and 17th Century Clothing: The Renaissance Tailor

and Century Clothing: Renaissance tailoring techniques, manuscript sources, and technical advice

17th century buttons sale

Tin button, replica of Thirty year's war button.

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Madonna of the Rosary, 1605-07, detail

Still squared bodice, tied on sleeves. Apron pulled to back & no head covering. ALady Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Madonna of the Rosary, detail