Roman 'Garnet Pendant' Earrings Gold and garnet, 3.01 grams, 34.94 mm/2.90 grams, 33.71 mm. 1st century BC-4th century AD. A pair of loop-and-pendant earrings formed from expanding gold wire formed into a hoop with twisted hook and loop ends. Each pendant is formed from wire with a securing collar and two pierced garnets. Reference: Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery, London, 1961 plate 54 A, C. Very fine condition, complete. Provenance: from an old English collection.
Iron age Celtic Gold earing discovered on the Algarve (South Portugal). On display at the National Museum of Archaeology, Lisbon, Portugal. Image: http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=124532
ROMAN GOLD OPENWORK EARRINGS WITH GREEN GLASS BEADS Designed as a stylized rosette centering a glass bead, atop a pair of volutes from which are suspended three glass beads - 3rd Century AD. | Royal-Athena