Persephone, mythological princess of earth's mineral kingdom inspired this beautiful necklace of Roman Era Glass with iridescent encrustations created from centuries underground.
Sterling silver flat oval links are joined with a silver box clasp. Length is 20 inches.
Egyptians of the Old and Middle Kingdoms were among the first to use glass in their material culture. At its peak, The Roman Empire controlled much of the Mediterranean Sea region 508-27 BCE. Glass production and glass-blowing originated in the Syria-Palestinian region. This new technology revolutionized glass production, and allowed craftsmen to make a variety of shapes.