Cameo earrings, ca. 1865
“Earrings Place of origin: England (probably, made) Date: ca. 1865 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown Materials and Techniques: Enamelled gold, set with paste cameos Credit Line: Given by Mrs Jessica G. Turner Museum number: M.187&A-1937 Victoria & Albert Museum”
A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS
A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS Circa 6th-7th Century B.C. Each crescentic in form, composed of strips of rectangular wire arranged in various spirals and figure-8 loops, the perimeter with nine ribbed tubes through which passes a plain wire threaded with pearls, a hinged arching ear wire above
Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Hellenistic Jeweled Gold Necklace and Earrings, c. 1st Century BC - gold, emerald, garnet and agate; incredibly fine testament to the level of skill the goldsmith’s craft - granulation, delicate wire work, polychromy, and even three dimensional molding and inlay – some of the most difficult and most beautiful techniques in goldwork!
Weighted Fastener | Indonesia (Java) | Central Javanese period | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Weighted Fastener Period: Central Javanese period Date: Second half of the 8th–second half of the 10th century Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) Classification: Jewelry