The gold figure of 8 loops in loop chain terminates in a clasp between volutes. From it hangs a crescent shaped pendant, the surface decorated with a pattern of spirals and petals, and further embellished with four cabochon garnets, one large in the centre and three smaller beneath the suspension loop and at the extremities, all in dog tooth collets. Greco-Roman, 1st century B.C.
SKJ ancient bead art | item description | oth1 Ancient Blue Lace Agate & Chalcedony BeadsMaterial:Blue AgateOrigin:Ancient Persia - Possibly Sassanian PeriodCondition:Very good - excellentAge:Est 1400 - 1800 years http://www.ancient-beadart.com/descriptions.php?id=oth1
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.