As you can see, gold and different kinds of stones were used to create colourful necklaces and other jewelry. These stones were sometimes from the Netherlands, but also from places as far away as India.
All these pieces can bee seen in The Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden in Leiden.
|Golden bracelets and coins|
|Small necklace and a coin that fell of the necklace|
|Gorgeous purple stones (and you see the camera in the glass)|
|Necklace of purple stones and golden coins, |
and again a visible photocamera and my hands.