Lot 53
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A bajuband or arm ornament, which may be worn as a choker necklace, designed as a cluster plaque, open-set with rose-cut diamonds around the central octagonal yellow sapphire. The outer ring of yellow sapphires is set in an open setting of gold joined on each end by two similarly set yellow sapphire links attached to the seed pearl terminals and adjustable silk cord, mounted in gold.

Yellow Sapphire: 66.25 carats
Diamond: 1.25 carats
Gross weights: 97.59 grams
Length: 8.5 cm approximately


The bajuband, or armband, is an accessory that has been present across centuries. Considered to be a symbol of wealth and power, they were primarily worn by Indian monarchs and women of the royal court. Bajubands were often set with jewels believed to have prophylactic powers - otherwise known as the navratnas, or nine stones - as in the present lot, and could be worn singly or in pairs, on one or both arms.

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  Lot 53 of 109  

27-28 OCTOBER 2021

$20,275 - 24,325
Rs 15,00,000 - 18,00,000



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