Pearl – Natural, Rough, White
A baroque pearl's shape and watery origins are perfect for representing a sea monster. Pendant in the form of Neptune and a sea monster, baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with rubies, diamonds, and pearls. Probably Netherlandish (early 17th century), 11.1 cm. The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Public Domain.
Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art
|Natural or man made