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A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS EARRINGS Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D. Each drop-shaped, set with a blue glass and framed by a pair of twisted ribbons punctuated by granules, a bow below of sheet with incised grooves and voluted ends, a cluster of granules in the center, the lower edge with a beaded wire border from which is suspended three lengths of loop-in-loop chain, each terminating in a glass bead and a large and small hollow sphere, a hooked ear wire in back
A PAIR OF EAST GREEK or ANATOLIAN GOLD HOOP EARRINGS CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C. Each penannular, formed from five hollow spheres with hemispheres at the ends, the joins ornamented with double rows of granulation, the flat side of each hemisphere with a hinge to which is pinned the arching ear wire
A PAIR OF GRAECO-ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-3RD CENTURY A.D. Each composed of large hoop with a goat head terminal, with long twisted wire horns, a disc suspended below centred by a cabochon garnet surrounded by bands of twisted, plaited and plain wire, a pendant bird below, its wings, tail feathers, feet and eyes all with twisted wire decoration
A GREEK GOLD BRACELET CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C. The penannular hoop round in section, with lion-head terminals joined to the ends by a cylindrical collar, a small beaded wire at the join, a larger beaded wire framed by plain wire behind the heads, each lion head with an incised radiating mane, the short rounded ears high on the head, the eyes bulging within the recessed sockets, the whiskers incised 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide
A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C. Each with a plain hoop joined to a rosette centered by a bezel-set cabochon garnet, the sheet petals embellished with filigree, sheet cones suspended below ornamented with filigree tongues, capping a spherical garnet bead, an inverted granulated pyramid on the underside; joined to modern gold earwires
Ancient Roman earrings, 2nd century AD. A pair of yellow gold earrings, each with an inverted drop shaped ornament decorated a gold bead and scrolled wire ornaments and borders, each on a twisted wire loop, suspended from an ornate open looped hook composed of twisted and braided gold wire and centred with a gold ball and a florette form, and with an approximate total weight of 3.82 grams.