Byzantine Ring with Trumpet Bezel


A beautiful Byzantine electrum ring, featuring a circular hoop, composed of two separated wires, and a finely decorated trumpet bezel. The bezel is set with a flat cabochon garnet stone, framed by a fine band of granules. Four oval beads, further enriched with granules, support the bezel. UK ring size O.

Date: Circa 6th - 9th century AD
Condition: Extremely fine, complete and intact.

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SKU: FP-164 Category: Tag:

Following the trends set by the Romans, Byzantine jewellery became a continuation of Roman jewellery traditions. As in many other cultures throughout Antiquity, Byzantine jewellery acted not only as an embellishment, but most importantly as a direct display of someone’s wealth and social status.

To discover more about Byzantine jewellery, please visit our relevant blog post: The Byzantine Empire, Art and Chrstianity.

Weight 5.7 g
Dimensions W 1.7 cm


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