A ROMAN CARNELIAN AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D. Composed of thirty carnelian disk-shaped beads interspersed with nine hollow gold sheet disk-shaped beads; strung with a modern openwork palmette hook-and-loop closure 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) long
A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI, CARNELIAN AND CHLORITE BEAD NECKLACE CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C. Strung with lapis lazuli beads of various forms interspersed with lapis lazuli spacers, graduated in size, centered by two chlorite compartmental rosette beads, inlaid with lapis lazuli and carnelian, a large lapis lazuli ovoid bead in between with a gold overlaid copper projection on each end
Sumerian Necklace and Ring, Millennium BC A very rare set, made of gold and sedimentary stone beads. Sumer (map) was the site of the earliest known civilization, located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and the Euphrates.
A ROMAN GLASS BEAD NECKLACE CIRCA CENTURY A. Composed of globular, ring-shaped and spherical beads and pearls, centered by a green glass melon-shaped bead, interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern hook-and-loop closure
A Delightful Greek Gold and Garnet Strap Necklace. Hellenistic Greece, c. This necklace is reflective of the conservative, monochromatic traditions of Greek jewelry even after Alexander's conquests re-energized