Roman glass earrings in a square sterling silver 925 frame.
Very fine artistic work.
Two pieces of authentic Roman period glass. This glass is found broken in archaeological excavations and made into Jewelry on a kibbutz in Israel.
The Romans were the first to invent glass blowing, so during this period glass is plentiful, unlike in earlier periods.
Before the Roman period, glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive. During the Roman period, glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass became much more common.
Check out our great collection of whole Roman glass vessels. See what this glass looked like before it was broken into pieces.
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Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.