The Cheapside Hoard

I've only recently heard of the Cheapside Hoard, "an unprecedented collection of jewelry from the late 16th and early 17th century discovered in 1912 by workers demolishing the Wakefield House in Cheapside, London, near St. Paul’s Cathedral." (You can read an extended history of the find, courtesy of The History Blog. Quite informative!) My favorite piece so far is a … [Read more...]