Decorative gold disc adorned with filigree and granulation

Decorative gold disc adorned with filigree and granulation From Lunnern (ZH). Mid-3rd century AD. © Swiss National Museums Source link … [Read more...]

Cypriot Gold Pendant

Gold pendant with granulated ornament Period: Late Bronze Age Date: ca. 1400–1050 B.C. Culture: Cypriot Medium: Gold Dimensions: L. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 Provenance: From Cyprus Source link, The Metropolitan Museum of Art … [Read more...]

Greco-Persian Amethyst Pendant

A GRECO-PERSIAN AMETHYST LION CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C. Depicted reclining on an integral rectangular plinth, his head turned to his left, the mane cross hatched, with small rounded ears and a carefully-detailed face, perforated through the shoulders for suspension 13/16 in. (2 cm.) long Provenance Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 18 December 1998, lot … [Read more...]

Bloodstone Carved Pendant

A bloodstone pendant in the form of a strawberry leaf. Part of the Cheapside Hoard. On display at the Museum of London. Production Date: late 16th-early 17th century Source link … [Read more...]

Egyptian Revival Brooch/Pendant

An archaeological revival gold and enamel brooch/pendant, by Robert Phillips, circa 1865 Set to the centre with a raised scarab rendered in scarlet guilloché enamel with black enamel spot and stripe detail, between a pair of finely modelled rearing gold cobras with black enamel decoration, suspended from a detachable gold and black enamel coiled cobra suspensory loop, … [Read more...]

Scythian Pendant

Pendant, 4th Century B.C. Gold: molding, soldering, granulation, hammering Source link … [Read more...]

Archeological Revival “Bacchus” pendant

Archeological Revival "Bacchus" pendant attributed to Castellani, c. 1870 Source: Celebrating Jewellery by Daniela Mascetti and David Bennett Get the book! Amazon | IndieBound Via: The Jewelry Loupe … [Read more...]

Anglo-Saxon Pendant

Pendant Anglo-Saxon, 7th century The British Museum Circular sheet gold pendant with a beaded wire rim and corrugated suspension loop. Three cloisonné birds' heads with cabochon garnet eyes, arranged in the form of a triskele, radiate from a central garnet ring, which encloses a circular setting, now empty. Surrounding the ring are two concentric bands of filigree, … [Read more...]