Ancient Roman gold and glass bead earrings, circa 2nd century AD.

Ancient Jewellery, Earrings


Price: £2,300

€2,645 $2,990
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Ancient Roman gold and glass bead earrings. A pair of yellow gold wire hoop earrings, each set to front with a circular disk with wire work surround and gold pellet to the bottom of the hoop, suspending two pendants composed of blue, striped blue and white and opalescent white glass beads with a beaten gold cylindrical spacer, to twisted wire closures. Tested yellow gold, circa 2nd century AD. These earrings are intricately wrought and are in very fine condition.

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.
The fittings for these earrings can be adapted for use today in a way which will not affect their historical integrity.

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