A stunning and substantial matching pair of golden earrings from Ancient Greece. A large solid, high karat gold hoop with a narrowing and twisted end, embellished by a single gold granule, features two smaller hoops, a small one to the side and a larger one also embellished by a single gold granule to the bottom. A dangling gold wire pendant composed of oval garnet stones interspersed with golden granulated beads, the top and bottom in a double row and the central one in a single row, completes these exceptional earrings, which manifest the elegance, complexity and sophistication of ancient Greek jewellery. Weight: 22.07 g.
Date: Circa 3rd to 1st Century BC