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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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Necklace with Pendant of Aphrodite Anadyomene

Early Byzantine
early 7th Century
gold and lapis lazuli
BZ.1928.6

Armband with Coins of Phokas and Maurice Tiberius

Early Byzantine
First half of 7th Century CE
gold
BZ.1938.64

Octagonal Marriage Ring with Holy Site Scenes

Early Byzantine
7th Century
gold with niello
BZ.1947.15

Bracelet with Panthers

Early Byzantine
7th century
gold
BZ.1938.66

Large Pendant with Pearls and Blue Glass

Early Byzantine
Early 7th Century
glass paste on gold
BZ.1938.69.2

Necklace with Oval and Trefoil Links containing Blue Glass

Early Byzantine
Early 7th Century
glass paste on gold
BZ.1938.69.1

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