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[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…

An Ostrogothic silver gilt and garnet bird headed brooch, 5th-6th century.

Fibula. Merovingian - seventh century. Gold, pearl, garnet and glass paste. Louvre Museum

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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.

Fibula (garment pin) Frankish, 6th century, silver with garnets, Cleveland Museum of Art

Golden bees from the tomb of Childéric Roi des Francs Merovingian, 436-481, father of Clovis ... 43rd GG father

6th c. bronze and garnet Ostrogothic buckle (4 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.) - Cleveland Museum of Art 1930.228

Silver fibula of a fly or cicada. Roman. 3rd century AD.

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