NECKLACE Gold A.D. 1st century MANN 111114 This necklace is one of the most beautiful pieces of jewellery discovered in the Vesuvian region. It is made up of 94 gold-leaf ivy leaves, which are connected by small rings partially masked by a small roundel. The clasps are smooth roundels
Gold ring, the beaded hoop terminating at globules at the shoulders, supporting the round flat bezel with beaded border enclosing a cloisonné pattern of three trefoils on a dark blue ground. German, 9-11th centuries A.D.
ancientjewels: “Gold amulet of the goddess al-Lat. Dates to 1st century BCE to the mid-1st century CE in what is now Yemen. From the collection of the Freer and Sackler Galleries. ”
Gold and silver ring set with diamonds and colored stones. The bezel is in the form of pear-shaped ruby and diamond double heart, framed within an emerald and ruby wreath of myrtle leaves and berries, surmounted by a viscount's crown, the strawberry leaves set with rubies, the points between with rose diamonds. Narrow hoop. Mid 18th century.
Gold pendant, the oval frame bordered with strapwork, flowers, fruit and leaves, enamelled green, blue and white with traces of red, surrounding a sardonyx cameo portrait of a woman, probably a Ptolemaic princess as Demeter/Ceres, veiled and wreathed with poppies, facing in profile towards the right. Suspension loop, and drop shaped sapphire hanging below. Cameo: 2nd/1st century B.C., Sapphire: 11th century, Mount:16th century.
Golden earring with Nike riding a chariot The goddess of victory is riding a two-horse chariot. 5cm high (1 15/16 inch). Greek Greek Period, Classical Period, 350 – 325 BC