Roman Gold Bracelet, Circa 300s B.C., Inside the repeated motive, in the center, are pearls. Their conservation is very good considering the age of the piece. The pearls are typically from the Arabian waters, either from the Red Sea or from the Arabian Gulf. The Arabian Gulf is the most probable provenance. The pearl trading route was, in antique times, going from Basra in today Iraq to Aleppo in Syria, and from there to the Byzantine capital Constantinople.
Viking gold twisted wire ring, circa 9th-12th century AD.
Gold chain, comprising eleven gold crosses strung with links of pearls with six pink tourmaline beads alternating with six green chalcedony beads terminating in openwork discs with hook fastening. Crosses: Byzantine, circa 600 AD Pearls and some beads: modern