Roman earrings from Pompeii
Those earrings let history become alive again. In the case of Pompeii it concerns of an ancient Italian city in the south-east of the foot of the volcano Vesuvius in Campania. The in that time flourishing port was buried under a eight metre layer of volcanic ash and mostly conserved by that. Therefore Pompeii is one of the best maintained ancient ruins of a city. Since 1860 systematic excavations are happening there. Here among other objects many workshops of forging business were found, like for example forges of silver and gold, that fabricated those special pieces of jewellery.
Those earrings with turquoise are fabricated with love for details out of silver wire. With beautifully picked glass beads the form the size of 20x20 mm. The are copied from an example from Pompeii, Italy.
- made of silver wire
- size ca 20x20 mm
- example from Pompeii, Italy
You would like to experience a hint of history? After 2000 years the fascination for roman jewellery still didn’t change in the todays fashion awareness. Apart from the copied earrings the Roman shop as well offers necklaces, amulets, pendants and fibulas. The treasure chest offers an extensive variety for you!
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