Of Italian influence, the pendant becomes the most popular piece of jewellery in the 16th century. This handsome example is composed of two articulated pieces: the upper segment is in the shape of a crown; the lower segment consists of a cameo in agate encircled by two concentric rings, the first of quadrangular rubies and the second of pierced plant scrolling enriched with gem work. The reverse is completely covered with delicate polychrome enamelwork