Ancient Greek Thracian earrings. A matching pair, each composed of a lunate shaped gold pendant with engraved cross hatched detail and bordered on one side by a fine wirework trim and gold granule details, fitted with a slim wire fitting terminating in a hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, approximately 3g in weight, circa 3rd century BC.
See British Museum item number 1896,0201.139 for a further pair of earrings in this style.
Complete matching earrings such as these are a rare survival from the ancient world. These earrings are a testament to the high level of skill of the craftsmen of the time and are in fine condition commensurate with their age.
These earrings can be adapted for modern use in a way which will not affect their historical integrity, please contact us for further information.