Early Byzantine, Constantinople , 7th c - Gold buckle with cruciform plate joined by a hinge to both tongue and loop. The loop consists of eight scallops, seen from above as twin trefoils, the top edge deeply incised in crescent shapes, each with two reserved granules. The tongue is hollow cast, punched on the top in a fret design, and under the tip of the tongue with a craftsman's mark
This stunning place is located in Princes Street Gardens. Princes Street Gardens is a public park in the center of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. Things that dreams are made of.