A ROMAN GLASS FRAGMENT SET IN STERLING SILVER PENDANT

A ROMAN GLASS FRAGMENT SET IN STERLING SILVER PENDANT


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330556

Please refer to our stock # pendant1 when inquiring.
Biblical Artifacts
View Seller Profile
at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606

Guest Book
 $95.00 
c. 1st-3rd Century CE

A circular fragment of ancient Roman free blown glass with natural iridescence. Set in a handmade sterling silver trefoil pendant.

Diameter: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

16 or 18" silver chain, olive wood jewelry box, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

*****

A precious commodity in the ancient world, glass was prized for its resemblance to crystal as well as its other aesthetic qualities.

The iridescence present on this example is the result of a series of chemical reactions between the glass and the environment in which it was buried for several centuries.

"Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels or gold." (Job 28:17)