Pendant with a Roman green and red glass bead in a handmade design with wire wrapping. The authentic Roman beads are restrung with professional materials and decorative spacer beads.
Total length: 44,5 mm (excluding bail)
Diameter beads: 6,4 mm (maximum)
The wire wrapping technique dates back from ca. 2000 BC and was a favourite technique of jewellery makers of ancient civilizations.
A timeless and unique piece of jewellery, will be delivered in a gift box.
Condition: good condition, restrung and wearable (new bail). Signs of wear consistent with age and use, see images.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-document).
All authentic ancient beads are slightly different in shape or colour shade and show different signs of wear or iridescence. This adds to the charm of each piece and makes every composition unique.
Restrung with professional materials and fasteners to make wearable or to facilitate putting on display. All metal spacer beads, etc. are new (gold-plated).
Purchased by the current owner from M.A. Gallery, London, UK, 2016.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
No export licence is necessary within the EU.
An export licence is required for transportation outside the EU; this will be arranged by the seller, this can take 4-6 weeks.
Currently there are many problems with intercontinental shipments. Until the situation is more reliable we prefer to ship only within the EU.
- Ancient Roman
- Number of objects
- Pendant with wire wrapping
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st - 3rd century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo