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Byzantinegold 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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