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Crotalia Pompeii earrings with two pendants

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Earrings ROMANS Crotalia with two pendants with pearls, replica in silver and metal of the earrings found during the excavations of Pompeii, in the villa of Oplontis and Stabia, kept in the Archaeological Museum of Naples.

The ancient earrings Crotalia they had the pendant consisting of one, two or three pearls that produced a pleasant jingle when they collided with each other. Very common typology documented by a Fayyum portrait and also described by Pliny (NH IX 14).

Earrings Crotalia handmade using an ancient technique in metal. The hooks are in 925 sterling silver plated with 18 KT GOLD.

Collection Crotalia, refined and accessible for your elegant look.

  • Material: 925 silver/metal                 
  • Nickel free
  • Weight: 7g
  • Length: 5cm
  • Diameter: 1.5cm
  • Color Name:Gold

Produced in Italy

Bibliography:
"Splendours. The luxury of ornaments in Herculaneum", edited by Francesco Sirano.
"Female beauty in Pompeii. Cosmetics and ornaments", edited by Antonio D'Ambrosio.
"The collections of the National Museum of Naples", edited by the Pedicini Photographic Archive.

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