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Byzantine Gold, Enamel, and Precious Stones

As the most precious of metals, gold was prized for its radiant color. The luster of gold was augmented by the addition of jewels and semiprecious stones. Goldsmiths achieved similar effects by the use of filigree and cloisonné enamel, techniques by which they fused colored glass to gold grounds.

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Earring with Emerald and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.16

Earring with Pearl, Emerald, and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.17

Necklace with Pearls, Sapphires, and Emerald Plasma

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.8

Necklace with Pearls, Emerald Plasma, and Sapphires

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.9

Pair of Earrings with Pearls, Sapphires, and Gold Globules

Early Byzantine
Early 5th Century
gold and gems
BZ.1952.7.1-2

Pear-Shaped Pendant

Middle Byzantine
Second Half of 11th Century
enamel on gold
BZ.1940.69

Busts of Two Emperors

Roman
late 3rd-early 4th century
chalcedony on gold
BZ.1947.14

Marriage Ring Inscribed with Couple's Names

Early Byzantine
Late 4th or 5th Century
gold
BZ.1947.18

Icon Frame

Middle Byzantine
Mid-11th century
enamel on gilt silver
BZ.1950.1a

Reliquary of St. Zacharias

Early Byzantine
6th Century
gold and gems
BZ.1957.53

Cameo-cut Virgin Hagiosoritissa

Byzantine
12th century
bloodstone
BZ.1936.31

Crescent Earring

Byzantine
First half 10th century
gold with pearls
BZ.1994.3.1

Ring

Early Byzantine
First half 10th Century
gold with pearls
BZ.1994.3.2

Bracelet with Panthers

Early Byzantine
7th century
gold
BZ.1938.66

Virgin Orant

Byzantine
11th century
bloodstone
BZ.1940.70

Fragmentary Bracelet with Medallion of Emperor in a Chariot

Early Byzantine
6th century
gold
BZ.1950.37

Fragmentary Medallion of Emperor in a Chariot

Early Byzantine
6th century
gold
BZ.1950.38

St. Demetrios

Byzantine
11th century
enamel on gold
BZ.1957.9

Three Sections of a Necklace Set with Cabochons

Early Byzantine
Last third of 4th Century
gold and gems
BZ.1975.7

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