Ring with a Roman purple glass bead. The rare purple colour was highly prized in Roman society. The authentic Roman bead is set on a contemporary ring (new) and is free to rotate (swivel).
Outside diameter: ± 20,2 mm
Inside diameter: ± 16,9 x 16,6 mm
Maximum diameter bead: 6,5 mm
A timeless and unique piece of jewellery, will be delivered in a gift box.
Condition: good condition, restrung and wearable (new ring, nickel-free). See images for own impression.
A Certificate of Authenticity is available upon request (pdf by AntiqueShopping).
All authentic ancient beads are slightly different in shape or colour shade and show different signs of wear or traces of the passing of time (iridescence). This adds to the charm of each piece and makes every composition unique.
Restrung with professional stringing material and fasteners to make it wearable or to facilitate putting it on display. All metal spacer beads, hooks, fasteners, etc. are nickel-free Designer Quality metal.
Purchased by the current owner from M.A. Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
All shipments outside the EU must be accompanied by an export licence, this will be arranged by the seller. The buyers must take account of a 3-6 weeks waiting period for the licence plus additional processing time by their country’s Customs department.
- Ancient Roman
- Number of objects
- Ring with purple glass bead
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st - 3rd century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo