* A Roman Gold and Garnet Bead Necklace, ca. 1st century AD
This lovely single strand gold link necklace is composed of thirty-one round polished ball beads, of deep red garnet, each with a gold caps to each terminal that are strung on lengths of twisted gold wire coiled into interlocking loops at each end, finished with a hook and loop closure.
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall, just beautiful!
Dimensions: Length: 20 1/2 inches (52 cm)
Provenance: Private New Jersey collection, acquired in the 1990's.