Ring with bust of Faustina II Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.
Earrings - 7th Century. Byzantine.
Gold bracelet with Grapevine pattern, Byzantine culture. Late 6th - early 7th century. From the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Two gold belt fittings, Byzantine. Middle 6 Century - Early 7th Century.
Ancient Roman ring, 2nd-3rd century AD. A yellow gold band ring composed of eight discoid octagonal panels, each engraved with a different motif, including a lyre, a trident, a profile head of the Roman god Neptune (god of the sea), a galley, and two full-length figures.
Bracelet (one of a pair) Date:ca. 400 Geography:Made in probably Rome Culture:Byzantine Medium:Gold The medallions and hoops of these handsome bracelets were worked by tracing the design onto a gold sheet and then punching holes in the background to reveal the pattern of small doves.
Gold Armband with Herakles Knot Hellenistic Greece, 3rd-2nd century BC, Gold with enamel, emerald, and garnets
Bracelet. Epoch. Period: Early Iron Age. Date: Sakae Culture. 4th century BC. Place of finding: Siberian collection of Peter I. Archaeological site: Russia, Siberia. Material: gold. Technique: cast and chased.
Byzantine jewelry was highly ornate and intricate. Detail was a very important aspect of jewelry. However, since all things in this empire revolved around the Christianity, clothing articles, jewelry, and all other things were detailed with Christian symbols. Jewelry was made of gold, jewels, and pearls, etched with crosses, saints, and initials.