[Unknown, Merovingian looped fibulae, mid-sixth century, silver gilt with garnets and other stones, Early Medieval] Fibulae were one of the most characteristic garments that provided cultural information about barbarian arts for it displays a sense of how wealthy people dressed at the time. Artists favored flat and abstract representations of people and animals; they also use interlaced patterns of decorative gold and garnets to characterize popular motifs of zoomorphic elements. (Ross…
Visigothic Pair of Eagle Fibulae, 6th century (Walters Art Museum).This pair of Visigothic fibulae is another great example of barbarian metalwork and cloisonné. These were decorated with garnets, amethyst, and colored glass.
600 - 800 A.D British Found Anglo Saxon Period Au Solid Gold & Red Garnet Ring
c.600 - 800 A.D British Found Anglo Saxon Period Au Solid Gold & Red Garnet Ring Solid 22ct ( approx ) gold composition; Spherical blood red / pink colour garnet gem stone (3.0 mm dia); 18.5 mm internal ring dia; 22.0 mm bezel dia; 8.89 grams. Saxby's Coins; eBay item number: 141340738597