Rectangular Roman Glass Pendant in a Hammered Silver Frame
This isn’t only the shape of an antique item of jewelry. Given its unique history, it’s not just a beautiful pendant either, but also an antique piece of Jewish jewelry
If you were asked to imagine a classic pendant, you would most likely come up with something like this elegant piece of Roman glass jewelry. A rectangular shape with diagonally sliced corners, it is the type of item that you would expect to see in any classic jewelry collection. The sterling silver frame is molded beautifully to surround a single piece of exceptional Roman glass. Not only does this shine like a valuable gem, but it also boasts an incredible history too.
Dating back over 2,000 years, this piece of glass is a remnant of the Roman Empire and its rule over Israel. The Romans are credited with enormous advances in human ingenuity and one such development was the popular manufacturing of glass. Having discovered new techniques such as glass blowing, the Romans were able to produce glass on a mass scale.
This pendant is a reminder of their brilliance.
- Size (cm): 31.02x20.15 mm. ,OCT 18.00x13.57 mm.
- Size (Inch): 1.22 x 0.8 inch