Greek gold bracelets for Olbia Treasures Elements: late 2nd century BC; Setting: 1st century BC (Greco-Roman). Gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel and modern replacements. This outstanding example of jewelry from the 1st-century-BC Greek colonies in the Black Sea region is purported to belong to the famed Olbia treasure, named for the town in present-day Ukraine in which it was discovered at the end of the 19th century.
In the country of Georgia, the Uplistsikhe - უფლისციხე complex is what remains of passing kingdoms and Mongol raids in a region near the city of Gori. The cluster of caves and structures, that suffered damage from a 6.2 earthquake in 1920, include intact tunnels, wine cellars, fortifications, and temples. Uplistsikhe excavations uncovered ancient jewelry and sculptures, many of which are housed in the National Museum in nearby Georgian capital Tbilisi | Georgia (Country) | საქართველო
A MEDIEVAL GOLD AND TOURMALINE FINGER RING CIRCA LATE 12TH-13TH CENTURY A.D. The plain hoop, round in section, joined to the underside of an irregularly-shaped box bezel, the sides embellished with diagonal rows of punched diamonds, set with a cabochon tourmaline, secured by three small prongs