Gold Basket earrings. 6th century. Byzantine. Opus interrasile was a technique used by goldsmiths to make elegant jewelry from the 200s through the 600s.

Gold "Basket" Earring Date: century Geography: Made in, Northern France Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold Dimensions: Overall: 1 x in. x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Gift of J.

A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST BROOCH   CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.   With a convex oval cabochon amethyst set in a plain flanged bezel enclosed within a broad oval frame of pierced-work volutes, edged with a hatched border, with four wide plain hoops on the underside for attachment

A roman gold brooch. With a convex oval cabochon amethyst set in a plain flanged bezel enclosed within a broad oval frame of pierced-work volutes, edged with a hatched border, with four wide plain hoops on the underside for attachment.

Cheapside Hoard Emerald Diamond and enamel Salamander Brooch

DER SALAMANDER: Ein Gold, Diamant und Smaragd Hutnadel in Form eines Salamanders / A gold, diamond and emerald hat pin in the shape of a salamander, Cheapside Hoard, early century

Gold necklace with crescent-shaped pendant.  Period:     Imperial Date:     1st–3rd century A.D. Culture:     Roman.

Gold necklace with crescent-shaped pendant. Period: Imperial Date: century A.

Medieval Gold Bishop's Stirrup Ring with Amethyst 14th century AD . A large finger ring with flat-section hoop expanding to deep shoulders and pyramidal bezel with inset large amethyst cabochon.

Medieval Gold Bishop's Stirrup Ring with Amethyst, century AD. Large finger ring with flat-section hoop expanding to deep shoulders and pyramidal bezel with inset large amethyst cabochon.

A Post-Byzantine Piece 24K with Semi Precious Stones and Pearls  Reliquary Pendant, Post-Byzantine, mid 16th century, Gold, amethyst, emeralds, rubies, pearls, semiprecious stones, niello

Post-Byzantine (Serres, Greece) Date: century Material: Gold, amethyst…

Byzantine Jeweled Bracelet. 6th-7th century. Gold, Silver, Pearls, Amethyst, Sapphire, Glass and Quartz. Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bracelet, the sixth-seventh century - Byzantine culture, Gold, silver, pearls…

This ring, a rare survivor from first- or second-century Rome, depicts the head of Cupid in high-carat gold. The dealer describes Cupid here as a “chubby mischievous infant,” but, honestly, the little guy scares the hell outta me.

A very rare high carat Roman finger ring, of the century with the head of Cupid in high relief.

ΣΤΗΝ ΚΟΙΛΑΔΑ ΤΩΝ ΜΟΥΣΩΝ: ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΙ ΘΗΣΑΥΡΟΙ

Golden band with Herakles knot. The chain is ending with rich decorated lion heads, connected to a Herakles knot quite as richelly decorated. This kind of jewel went on the knee, under a transparent or open dress.

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