Garnets | As far as we know, the Museum of London believes this collection of Indian garnets includes the very largest yet to be found in the Thames. Their existence in the river is a mystery. Are they from a jewel spill, or were they used for industrial sanding purposes – to make ‘garnet paper’?
Medieval Ringing Bell
Pax Token
Georgian Hawking Whistle
Georgian Watch Winder
Child’s thimble | This is a ‘lofting’ thimble. These date from c.1693 – 1750.
Medieval boar tusks | Boars died out in the UK at least 700 years ago, until their recent re-introduction.
18th Century Domino
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Garnets | As far as we know, the Museum of London believes this collection of Indian garnets includes the very largest yet to be found in the Thames. Their existence in the river is a mystery. Are they from a jewel spill, or were they used for industrial sanding purposes – to make ‘garnet paper’?
Medieval Ringing Bell
Pax Token
Georgian Hawking Whistle
Georgian Watch Winder
Child’s thimble | This is a ‘lofting’ thimble. These date from c.1693 – 1750.
Medieval boar tusks | Boars died out in the UK at least 700 years ago, until their recent re-introduction.
18th Century Domino

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