Ancient/Antique Jewelry
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$385.00
Size 10 1/2. Solid band. The entire upper half modeled, as with the shield rings. Annular reeding evolving from the band. The outer portion as addorsed keyed shapes, a double notched depression opposite a similar but shallower shape. Possible talismanic.... (read more)
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$80.00
New Kingdom. 1539-1292 B.C., Just under 5/8" diameter. Amber glass with slightly flattened sides. Very light surface texture and a few small old chips or flakes. Together with another large glass Egyptian earring of the same period. Broken and with irides... (read more)
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$80.00
New Kingdom. 1539-1292 B.C., 7/16"" diameter (just under 1/2"), stone or shell. Surface encrusted as it was likely removed form a mummy.... (read more)
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$110.00
8th-11th century A.D. Small size 4 for the small finger or a child. Bronze, the band flared at the shoulders. Oval bezel with five pips representing the five wounds of Christ. Bezel edges worn but the decoration quite crisp with good patina overall.... (read more)
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$235.00
8th-10th century A.D. Size 10. Copper rich bronze. Narrow band flared at the shoulders. Large oval bezel, line bordered with five pips, the outer alternating with bars representing the cross. Crisp with very fine patina. Quality and condition very rarely ... (read more)
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$140.00
8th-11th century A.D. Small size 4 3/4 for the small finger. Bronze with narrow band and oval bezel impressed with five pips representing the five wounds of Christ. Somewhat primitively made. Produced in the Holy Land or near, on the route from the Danube... (read more)
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$120.00
10th-11th century A.D. Bronze, size 7. Oval bezel (small chip) with central cross and quartered pips. By this time, the pips "wounds" were represented in various numbers, sacrificing numerical accuracy for aesthetics and symmetry. Narrow band slightly fla... (read more)
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$145.00
8th-11th century A.D. Small size 4 1/4 for the small finger. Bronze with narrow band. Oval bezel, quartered in rudimentary cross and impressed with five pips representing the five wounds of Christ. Glossy green patina with crisp detail.... (read more)
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1750-1800. Size 9 with overlapping band and slightly adjustable. Tapered band indented and hatched at the shoulders. Oval bezel with diagonals and border lines inclosing zig-zag lines, perhaps pictographs. Mottled green encrustation.... (read more)
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$135.00
Size 4 1/2-5. 18th century-about 1820. Made from sheet copper with overlapping terminal band to allow for adjustment. The band expanded toward the rounded bezel which is inscribed with a quartered motif incorporating geometric elements, perhaps pictograph... (read more)
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$145.00
18th century-about 1820. Fashioned from sheet copper with overlapping terminal band to allow for adjustment. Tapered band with hatched decoration at the shoulders. Expanded bezel with geometric and zig-zag motifs, probably the pictograph identified both a... (read more)
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C.100 B.C. - 100 A.D. Bronze, size 5 indicative of a mature woman. Narrow band with over large bezel of round form with base of six nubs surrounding a reeded ring supporting a high swelled central nub. The elements clearly related to the simpler form as a... (read more)
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C.100 B.C. - 100 A.D. Bronze, originally gold overlaid. Size 1 3/4. Broad reeded band with stepped conical mount simulating a stone. Fine patina from burial.... (read more)
$150.00
C.100 B.C. - 100 A.D. Bronze, size 6 1/4. Narrow band. The bezel of stepped pyramidal form, now worn to rounded shape with base lines intact. Good patina. This example shows more use than any other we have encountered.... (read more)
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C.100 B.C. - 100 A.D. Bronze, gold overlaid when made, size 4 1/2. Plain band with garish stepped pyramidal form bezel. Prostitution was legal, widespread and practiced openly. Rings such as this identified prostitutes in the streets. They are usually enc... (read more)
$50.00
Copper, size 11. Medium width band of rounded section. The surface with tool finish and glossy dark patina. ... (read more)
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$55.00
Aluminum. Size 9. Well-crafted with rounded section tapered band and raised rounded square bezel. Light texture mixed with glossy patina. Wearable. ... (read more)
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$45.00
Small size 4 pinky ring for a small man. Aluminum with plain band. The top with cross bar undoubtedly representing the Christian cross. Textured from burial with a small chip.... (read more)
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$40.00
Broad plain band, size 10. Aluminum. Lightly textured from burial. ... (read more)
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$45.00
Copper. Made from a projectile head. Broadband of rounded section with shallow chevron form bezel. Excavated with good patina and wearable. WWI arms and artifacts are rapidly disappearing from the market. ... (read more)
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$365.00
Heavy gilt bronze made with the lost wax process. The center of heavy intertwined coils which taper to two separate tails as is typical. Surface textured from burial with significant gold surface and fine matte gilt presentation Size 10 1/4.... (read more)
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$90.00
18th century. Cast bronze/brass, heart shaped with nubs to the perimeter. 3/4" height. The surface carefully cleaned with light surface texture from burial. ... (read more)
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$90.00
18th century. Cast bronze/brass, heart shaped with nubs at the shoulders, center and tip. 3/4" height. Excellent with glossy green patina. Type more commonly found made of silver.... (read more)
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Late 19th century from the Sir Cecil Armitage Collection. Massive proportions, 2” inner diameter and full 1 1/2” thick! Intricately decorated with bands of various geometric figures. The perimeter with 19 crested fins. One small casting flaw as typical an... (read more)
$65.00
Translucent mandrel wound glass, 11mm diameter, 10 mm length with the beads well formed.... (read more)
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$50.00
Translucent glass. 10 mm diameter. Fused with the two partially delineated and partially smoothed over.... (read more)
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$85.00
7/8" length. Completely intact. Pierced both ends. Excellent with surface dulled from burial as expected.... (read more)
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$60.00
A domed snail (limpet) of Mediterranean/African origin, paid as tribute and brought to the Viking hinterland where it was pierced to suspend, displaying its brilliant surface 3/4" length. Perfect but for expected surface degradation from burial.... (read more)
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A single chambered shell, the closed end polished flat and pierced for suspension. Mediterranean/African where Vikings pillaged coastal settlements for nearly three centuries.... (read more)
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9th-10th century and may well have been worn by a Crusader. 1 3/16" total height, of thick section with small points at the intersection of the beams, probably indicating the charges. Dark green patina with the surface textured from burial. Suspension loo... (read more)
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