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Wedding bands, production samples, cheapie antiques and discounted EW styles are discounted up to 75% off. Sale ends at 11:59pm EST on April 1.

Ancient Roman Star Motif Earrings


During 1-2 AD, when these earrings were made somewhere in the Ancient Roman empire, they were constructed with hollow 22k gold domes. Inside there was some kind of black goopy resin, or perhaps pitch. This seemed to be a common way of filling/stabilizing hollow jewelry back then. The material had degraded, and after a lengthy restoration these earrings are ready to be worn. Swirly hooks are original to the period - thread them through once, then twice: the s-shape will help keep them in place.


  • Materials

    22k gold (tests)

  • Age

    c. 1-2 AD

  • Condition

    Very good - resin had leaked out of the earrings along the backside and has been cleaned out

  • Size

    3/8" diameter

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.