Immortal hair jewellery
This adorning, filigran hairpin out of real, polished silver casting like its Roman model has a profiled ending in form of a cone. For holding together long hair hairpins out of bone or metal were used, which often were decorated with many details. So
So it not only had a decorative and practical background and naturally shows as well the Roman social position of a person.
The pin obviously is wearable and give today, just like 2000 years ago, every hair a distinctive highlight.
Originally the cone was the standard or Roman Legion, that in the year 15 BC joined the conquest campaign to Raetia. Their camp Augusta Vindelicorum on the confluence of Lech and Wertach is considered as the beginning of todays city Augsburg, in whose coat of arms still toady the pistachio nut is to find.
Apart of its use as a military standard and coat of arms the pistachio nut adorned in Raetia as a symbol of fertility and immortality the roman pillar graves.
- length circa 14 cm
- real Silber casting, polished
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