Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.
It was better than any jewels he could buy her, because it meant something to him!
By Pope Julius II., and the jewels restored to Scotland on the death (1807) of Cardinal York, the last of the Stuarts.
In the north-west chamber was a woman's skeleton, and she had her jewels, mostly of Greek work.
Retrotabulum (modernized retabulum) was applied to an architectural feature set up at the back of an altar, and generally taking the form of a screen framing a picture, carved or sculptured work in wood or stone, or mosaic, or of a movable feature such as the famous Pala d'Oro in St Mark's, Venice, of gold, jewels and enamels.
Neither class cared to bestow jewels upon their persons, but neither spared thought or expense in the embellishment of the object they most loved.
Like the statue of St Agatha of Catania to-day, her image was loaded with jewels, and an inscription of Cadiz (C.I.L.
3386) contains an inventory of the jewels with which Isis had been endowed by Spanish devotees.
2 Her interest in state matters was only occasional, and secondary to the pre-occupations of court festivities, masks, progresses, dresses, jewels, which she much enjoyed; the court being, says Wilson - whose severity cannot 1 Fasti S.
When the king went forth to war thirteen great crosses made of gold and jewels were carried in wagons before him as his standards, and each was followed by 10,000 knights and 100,000 footmen.
Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.
The framework of this crown, bereft of its jewels, is in the possession of Lady Amherst of Hackney.
Many of the sapphires are shipped to Switzerland for watch jewels and for bearings.
The briefest sketch of her life can omit to notice that happy instinct or intuition which led her, when all others had heard with incredulity the scheme of Columbus, to recall the wanderer to her presence with the words, "I will assume the undertaking for my own crown of Castile, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury should be found inadequate."
The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.
"O Caliph," he said, "here are a few jewels which I had reserved as a present for my wife.