Matching Pair of Roman Earrings

$454.67

An elegant matching pair of Ancient Roman gold earrings, each featuring of a large, oval loop, with a narrowing and twisting end. The earrings are further embellished with a drop of gold coiled wire, with one rectangular-shaped glass bead upon it and an end of gold granule arranged in a cluster. The earrings are modelled using high karat gold, around 22-24 karat.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd century AD
Condition: Complete and intact. These earrings are suitable for modern wear with modern hook or stud applied. Please consult a professional jeweller for any alterations.

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SKU: AH-741 Category: Tags: , ,

As in many ancient societies, jewellery was an important social marker used to demonstrate wealth. Following the spread of the Roman Empire, Roman jewellery became more and more elaborate in the designs and in the materials used, such as precious and semi-precious gemstones. Glass paste especially became a favoured material used in Roman times to embellish earrings, necklaces and rings.

Weight 1.6 g
Dimensions L 3.4 cm
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Glass

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