Ancient Roman Gold Gold bracelet and glassy paste details.

Ancient Roman Gold Gold bracelet and glassy paste details.
Siglo II-III d.C.

Gold bracelet with details of turquoise glass paste.
Diameter: 5 cm.

Although jewellery in the Roman world was influenced by the art of other countries such as Egypt, the Romans were the ones who most appreciated jewellery and everything related to the trade. Goldsmiths ceased to be anonymous, some achieved great fame, and their products became essential to show the social category of individuals in the great history of Rome.

The value that gold had makes objects created with it inherited, reused, etc. The main sources of extraction of the material were the Balkans, present-day Austria, Hispania, Britain and Egypt.

This bracelet, made of a gold foil decorated with various reliefs reminiscent of vegetable and geometric shapes with 4 glass paste cabochons, is a precious example of delicacy, elegance and movement.

Provenance: Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Madrid from a private collector (J.S.), owned before 70's.

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Lot details
Ancient Roman
Gold bracelet and glassy paste details.
Century/ Timeframe
Siglo II-III d.C.
Good Condition, See Photo
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