Paisley. Love, love, love paisley. "In Persian the design is known as Boteh Jegheh and it has been used in Iran since the Sassanid Dynasty (AD 224 to AD 651). Some design scholars also call the distinctive shape Boteh and believe it is the convergence of a stylized floral spray and a cypress tree: a Zoroastrian symbol of life and eternity."
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Persia | Seljuk ring; silver and gold set with a deep purple stone seal bearing the name of Ali Ibin Yusuf | Seal on ring probably datable to the 8th/9th century, it was mounted on a ring late, ca 12th century | 27'500£ ~ sold (Apr '14)