Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings. A matching pair, each formed from a flat section hoop with a fine band of ropework set between plain borders, adorned with a single circular domed plaque with ropework to the edge and a single granule to centre, the hoop punctuated by a series of granulated pyramidal forms, fitted with a secure wire hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, circa 2nd century AD.
These earrings can be adapted for modern use in a way which will not affect their historical integrity, please contact us for further information.
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.