Ancient Roman Carnelian and Gold Bead Necklace

Ancient Roman Carnelian and Gold Bead Necklace

Period: Circa 2nd c. BCE - 2nd c. CE
Dimensions: 20 1/2" (52.5 cm)
Material: 24 kt.Gold & Carnelian
Condition: Beautiful
Region: Roman
Provenance: Present owner procured it in the 1980's from an old American collection
Description
A beautiful example of an ancient carnelian necklace, restrung to be wearable today- makes a real statement! The centerpiece is a very fine carnelian intaglio set in 24 kt. gold with seated figure facing smaller figure.

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