Front and Back!
Some beautiful pieces of jewelry with “finished” backs
A set of jewelry owned by Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples
Also, incidentally, the sister of one Napoleon Bonaparte
Gold, Lapis Lazuli, Inlaid Chalcedony (Pietre Dure), ca 1808
Joyeuse, the sword of Charlemagne. It was part of the regalia of the French royal family until the revolution, when it was stashed in the treasury of Saint-Denis.
It came to the Louvre in 1793, where it remains on permanent display to the public.
Gold, Steel, Glass beads, Silver, Gemstones, Velvet