Ancient Glass Treasure
Ancient Roman Era Glass beads are often encrusted with natural iridescence and are assembled into modern earrings.
Sterling Silver French ear hooks are hand-hammered. Length is 2 1/4 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 methods were spread throughout the Roman Empire.