Roman Gold Necklace with Amphora Pendant and Emerald Earrings

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Gold, Glass, Emeralds
Dimensions: Necklace 38 cm long, earrings each 2 cm long.
Price: Sold
Ref: 3059
Provenance: Private collection London, acquired in the late 1960s.
Condition: Wonderful, ancient gold jewellery, exclusively original pieces!
Description: Roman jewellery set consisting of two earrings embedding a cut emerald with a loop formed by a gold wire. The necklace holds a large pendant in form of an amphora inclosing a green glass stone. Amphora pendants are associated with the Bacchus cult and were worn by noble Roman women during festive events.