Description: A matching and beautiful set of Roman gold hoop earrings, each of a simple design with a closed hoop. The earrings feature a fine granular decoration. Granulation (from the Latin word granum, which means grain) is a goldsmith’s technique whereby the surface of a jewel is decorated with small spheres of precious metal, named granules, according to a design pattern. Hoop earrings were a favourite among Roman aristocracy.
Condition: very fine, completely intact
Date: C. 2nd- 3rd Century A.D.
Size: 1.1cmX 1.7cm