Fibula. Merovingian - seventh century. Gold, pearl, garnet and glass paste. Louvre Museum
From the Saxon Staffordshire Hoard. -- (Gold Cross reconstruction.) Learn about the artistry of Anglo- Saxon craftsmen, and see ancient weapons of war that were works of art through Staffordshire and Sutton Hoo treasures.
A CELTIC GOLD TORQUE CIRCA LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Appearing in the mid 12th century, with the first phase in the 13th century, the tombstones reached their peak in the 14th and 15th century, before disappearing during the Ottoman occupation in the very early 16th century.
Des bijoux mérovingiens. Cruder than contemporary Anglo-Saxon work; we underestimate the wealth and sophistication of the England of the so-called "Dark Ages".
The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found. It was unearthed in a field near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England, on 5 July 2009. The hoard consists of over 3,500 items.
anotherboheminan: “BYZANTINE JEWELRY 11TH CENTURY Gold and enamel reliquary cross, Byzantine, early 11th century.This is a view of the closed pendant. The reverse of the pendant depicts the Virgin...