Byzantine Jewelry | 7th century, Byzantine. Gold, sapphire, pearl. These elegant earrings ...

Byzantine Jewelry | 7th century, Byzantine. Gold, sapphire, pearl. These elegant earrings ...

Pair of Jeweled Bracelets, 500–700 |   Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople |   Gold, silver, pearl, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz, and emerald plasma

Pair of Jeweled Bracelets, 500–700 | Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople | Gold, silver, pearl, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz, and emerald plasma

A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS   Circa 6th-7th Century B.C.   Each crescentic in form, composed of strips of rectangular wire arranged in various spirals and figure-8 loops, the perimeter with nine ribbed tubes through which passes a plain wire threaded with pearls, a hinged arching ear wire above

A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS Circa 6th-7th Century B.C. Each crescentic in form, composed of strips of rectangular wire arranged in various spirals and figure-8 loops, the perimeter with nine ribbed tubes through which passes a plain wire threaded with pearls, a hinged arching ear wire above

BYZANTINE GOLD MONOGRAM RING Circa 6th-8th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a round-section hoop with discoid bezel bearing a complex monogram. Gold,

BYZANTINE GOLD MONOGRAM RING Circa 6th-8th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a round-section hoop with discoid bezel bearing a complex monogram. Gold,

Empress Theodora and the Byzantine Empire were the inspiration behind Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris-Byzance collection. Coco Chanel herself loved Byzantine jewelry and she borrowed motifs for the jewelry she designed.  Both women, Empress Theodora and Coco Chanel rose from very humble beginnings to be very powerful women who exerted tremendous influence.

Empress Theodora and the Byzantine Empire were the inspiration behind Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris-Byzance collection. Coco Chanel herself loved Byzantine jewelry and she borrowed motifs for the jewelry she designed. Both women, Empress Theodora and Coco Chanel rose from very humble beginnings to be very powerful women who exerted tremendous influence.

Gorgeous, right? One of my oldest friends, Lisajoy Sachs, has a ring she designed in this group - Byzantine Empire Jewelry Dolce Gabbana Cloisonné Enamel

Gorgeous, right? One of my oldest friends, Lisajoy Sachs, has a ring she designed in this group - Byzantine Empire Jewelry Dolce Gabbana Cloisonné Enamel

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