Byzantine gold earrings, circa 6th-7th centur | Ref 24819

Byzantine gold earrings, circa 6th-7th century.




Byzantine gold earrings, circa 6th-7th century.

Ancient Jewellery, Earrings


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Byzantine gold earrings. A matching pair of bifacial gold crescent earrings, each consisting of a curved plaque displaying intricate decorative openwork, featuring a central dove motif surrounded by foliage in a symmetrical design, beaded border detailing, adorned with five radiating lobes, approximately 3.50cm in length to top of hook, fitted with a hinged wire hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, approximately 13.7g, circa 6th-7th century.

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 museum quality condition.


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Byzantine gold earrings, circa 6th-7th century.
Byzantine gold earrings. A matching pair of bifacial gold crescent earrings, each consisting of a curved plaque displaying intricate decorative openwork, featuring a central dove motif surrounded by foliage in a symmetrical design, beaded border detailing, adorned with five radiating lobes, approximately 3.50cm in length to top of hook, fitted with a hinged wire hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, approximately 13.7g, circa 6th-7th century. 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 museum quality condition.
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8190.00
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9730.00
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9030.00
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75670.00
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